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[rpd] Statistics on IPV4 allocation in Africa as of 2016
aalain at trstech.net
Mon Jun 20 12:54:37 UTC 2016
> additionally, at some point, afrinic *will* start charging for ipv6. (or, the services related to that - read it however you will). at that point, afrinic is going to be potentially charging real money to some organisation, for something that the organisation had not wanted,
> but that they had been *forced* to request.
Yes, at some point, the fees schedule may be updated from what it is now(*), to take into consideration IPv6 categories like other RIRs have done without a crisis.
3. Resource Members - IPv6 fees and Categories
IPv6 is in its early adoption stage in our region. To encourage and promote its usage in the region, the AFRINIC Board ratified the following measures:
3.1 For existing members (with IPv4 allocation(s) and/or EU/PI assignments):
No additional fees as a result of the issued IPv6 prefix will apply.
Not to consider the new IPv6 prefix allocation and/or PI assignment in calculating the Billing category of the member.
> IANAL, but that’s a potential liability issue that afrinic would do well to steer away from.
As far as the policies and allocation criteria are clear, anyone requesting ressources are bound by them.
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