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

Frank Habicht geier at
Wed Jul 12 12:16:13 UTC 2017


I agree and "+1" with what Fiona and Mike have stated here.


On 7/12/2017 12:56 PM, Mike Silber wrote:
> Fiona +1
> Let me state categorically, I have no objection to the “principle” of
> a review policy.
> My objection is to the proposed implementation of the review that
> creates the potential for abuse for ulterior motives.
> I also object to the notion of de-registration of resources except in
> the case of fraud.
> There seem to be too many views of what problem this policy is meant
> to solve (and I hear different views from different supporters and
> even sometimes the same supporters depending on the occasion).
> I would really encourage the authors to go back and look at the
> purpose in the light of objections raised. I would also encourage
> them to drop the provisions that could be misused. As mentioned by
> many others - precedents from other RIRs are very instructive in this
> regard.
> Mike
>> On 12 Jul 2017, at 11:29, Fiona Asonga <tespok at>
>> wrote:
>> Hallo All
>> I believe the challenge here is for the authors to demonstrate how
>> they have accommodated the feedback received. If AFRINIC legal have
>> raise issues that have not been addressed then clearly we are not
>> solving anything. I recall the CEO asked the authors to work with
>> Askok and agree on how to appropriately make amendments. It would
>> be helpful if the issues that are raised are addressed since what
>> is coming forth clearly is that our Review proposal is a resource
>> de-registration proposal unlike the review proposals in the other
>> RIR regions. In the interest of clarity it would help if the
>> authors share a tabulation of comments and remedies provided for
>> each.
>> Kind regards
>> Fiona
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