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[rpd] RPD : Prolicy proposal "Internet Number Resources review by AFRINIC" informations update

Tue May 7 13:58:29 UTC 2019

Dear all,
I fully understand what this policy aims to achieve, However,  I do not see
this policy as a way of solving the problem. The process is structured in a
way that it seems random however it might also be seen as targeted leading
to confusion.
I do not think it would bring about a satisfactory outcome at the end of
the day and end users might face some disruption to services in the name of
a review.
Owen has raised some issues that I believe should be addressed going

On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 2:24 PM Lee Howard <lee.howard at> wrote:

> On 5/3/19 4:16 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On May 2, 2019, at 13:21 , Arnaud AMELINA <amelnaud at> wrote:
> We agreed on this long ago: "AFRINIC reserved right to review and members
> obligation to cooperate." ... and working here on community consensus
> approach to such  reviews and avoid the diktat  of Staff.
> For clarity, should diktat be dictate or is it some term with which I am
> unfamiliar?
> Diktat: a harsh settlement unilaterally imposed
> Specifically 4.(b).(ii) Applicants obligation to cooperate with AfriNIC
> investigation reviewing applicant’s utilization. (mis-spelled in the RSA as
> utiliSation, btw)
> How important is this for the current discussions? you want to have some
> discussions on "utilisation" vs "utilization" ? *This is another exemple
> of your failure to accept other views.*
> I wasn’t aware that there was controversy or alternative views on the
> correct spelling of utilization. If you are telling me that utilisation
> [sic] is a correct spelling, then I apologize and gladly accept your view
> in this context.
> "Utilisation" is the English spelling. "Utilization" is a North American
> variant.
> Owen
> Lee
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