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[rpd] Internet number resources reporting regulations
wafa at ati.tn
Sat Jun 4 09:22:57 UTC 2016
But does the whois data base is updated ?
I think some countries are not updating AFRINIC as they should indeed
they can have an updated information localy
Le 04/06/2016 10:02, Mark Elkins a écrit :
> Has tzNIC ever complied with this? Does the "Authority"
> (Government/Regulator) know they can go straight to AFRINIC (using the
> "whois" System) in order to find out who owns a particular IP Block?
> I seem to remember a similar occasion where an African country asked for
> a local "Registry" of address space - until they found out that the
> information was already available via WHOIS. The issue was then dropped.
> And - there is not normally such a "business" relationship between a
> Country (ccTLD) NIC and AFRINIC - except that the NIC may have some
> address space.
> On 04/06/2016 10:43, Wafa Dahmani wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I support what Douglas said
>> As an AFRINIC member we have to give informations about how we are using
>> the IP adresses through the AFRINIC interface.
>> For other practises within the country it's about coutry issues.
>> Le 04/06/2016 08:57, Douglas Onyango a écrit :
>>> Kivuva, et al,
>>> Unless tzNIC becomes an NIR -- and I am not proposing they should -- I
>>> don't see much benefit in this endeavor.
>>> The motivation behind collecting IP address allocation and usage
>>> information is to enhance accountability. However, if such information
>>> collected by tzNIC doesn't end up at the RIR, which maintains the
>>> globally accessible allocation/usage database,this information will be
>>> stored away at worst and MIGHT, be used by the relevant government
>>> agency at best.
>>> On 3 June 2016 at 12:59, Mwendwa Kivuva <Kivuva at transworldafrica.com
>>> <mailto:Kivuva at transworldafrica.com>> wrote:
>>> I came across the Electronic Communication Numbering and Addressing)
>>> regulations from Tanzania that requires
>>> 11.(1) -All entities assigned with internet resources by
>>> the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) shall submit to tzNIC
>>> on a monthly basis both assigned and in use Internet Protocol
>>> (IP) addresses.
>>> (2) The tzNIC shall maintain an updated National
>>> Data Base of any IP addresses in use and registered domain
>>> names in the United Republic.
>>> (3) The tzNIC shall after every three months starting
>>> January, 2012 submit to the Authority information on the
>>> assigned IP addresses and registered domain Names within
>>> that period.
>>> Here is the linkt ot the regulations:
>>> Just wondering if there are other countries within Africa that
>>> requires resource owners to report their usage to the government. What
>>> are the pros and cons of such regulations?
>>> Mwendwa Kivuva, Nairobi, Kenya
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