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

abel ELITCHA kmw.elitcha at
Mon Jul 24 14:43:27 UTC 2017


2017-07-24 10:08 GMT+00:00 David Hilario <d.hilario at>:

> Dear Marcus,
> I think there is a misunderstanding from your side.
> On 24 July 2017 at 12:41, Marcus K. G. Adomey <madomey at> wrote:
> > Dear David,
> >
> > I find your email rather strange if you can admit to selling/trading of
> IP
> > Addresses.
> >
> >
> > At the current state of affairs, LIRs are not allowed to sell IP
> Addresses
> > to their customers through sub-allocations  and assignments.
> >
> Isn't the core purpose of an IR to further distribute the address space?
> Whether you charge for the service or not is entirely up to you as LIR,

Charging for service which encompasses the IPs is fine, but charging for
the IPs  as service or comodity is not allowed

> > You're concerned by the impact of the policy on other members and not on
> > your own LIR's  account?  Fantastic!!!
> >
> Not so much on our own, no, but the policy proposal as written and if
> applied accordingly to how it is written, will results in the
> de-registration of live network all over the membership of AFRINIC,

Live networks using the numbers in compliance will have no issues. Those
not in compliance  will be giving chance to seek compliance.

De -registration is a LAST ressort action (not desirable). Even in this
case, providers and users will have enough time to ensure  business
BTW, can you suggest how do you see it written  to match your "aspirations"

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