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[rpd] Mass Hijacking of AFRINIC IPv4 Space by U.S.A. Spammers

Alan Barrett alan.barrett at
Fri Nov 18 08:14:31 UTC 2016

> On 18 Nov 2016, at 11:28, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at> wrote:
> I do -not- suggest taking back any legacy resources from any legal entity
> or rightful successor in law where said entity or at least some rightful
> succssor in law can be located with modest but reasonable due diligence.
> But neither do I think it a wise practice to bury the dead with all of
> their Krugerrands, e.g. out of some deranged and misplaced sense of duty
> to their departed spirits.

I will initiate an effort to contact legacy resource holders whose space is registered in the AFRINCI database, and verify or update their contact details.  I don’t know what can be done if the original resource holder has disappeared leaving the space abandoned.

Alan Barrett

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