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[rpd] Last Call for "AFPUB-2016-GEN-001-DRAFT-04 - Internet Number Resources Review by AFRINIC"

Chevalier du Borg virtual.borg at
Tue Jun 27 14:02:39 UTC 2017

2017-06-27 16:17 GMT+04:00 David Hilario <d.hilario at>:

> Let's be a bit more accountable here.   Responsible stewardship requires
> being able to audit and I understand that revocation is a last resort.  I
> support the policy on this basis.
> Stewardship in maintaining an accurate registry.
> Stewardship in ensuring the continuity of the organisation to facilitate
> the distribution of Internet resources.

Stewardship also mean protecting the resources from plunderer  - shady
company that pretends to be African, game the system and take IP addresses
to use primarily outside Africa.

> Revocation of allocations by AFRINIC should never happen, allocations are
> not assignments, they are not issued for a dedicated purpose, they are
> registered to the LIR so that the LIR can further distribute the space as
> they see fit within the scope of the policies.

Last time I was in AfriNIC training, I understand that resource (allocation
or assignment) are hand out base upon NEED. When that need can no longer be
justify, the resources must be reclaim.

Borg le Chevalier
"Common sense is what tells us the world is flat"
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