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[rpd] Proposal Update received: AFRINIC Number Resources Transfer Policy
abscoco at gmail.com
Tue Oct 22 20:25:29 UTC 2019
...please see below (inline).
Le lundi 21 octobre 2019, Fernando Frediani <fhfrediani at gmail.com> a écrit :
> Hello Sylvain.
> I consider that the main motivation to allow transfers for IPv4 is the
> scarcity. In normal
> conditions, including a M&A the company would have to receive resources in
> the new
> RIR and do renumbering.
I understand your arguments, but we must not force an entity, resulting
from a Merger|Acquisition,
to act the way you described. It seems to me like going a bit out of the
scope of the PD-WG. The
Merger|Acquisition entity should be free to use at least the Internet
resources they have legally
inherited. Or am i missing something ?
...or it's not really the goal: treat the Merger|Acquisition case into this
single Draft Policy
Proposal (DPP) ?
Any author to clarify ? :-/
An other thing : after reading the Staff comment as IAr (Impact Analysis
report) for this DPP and
considering an explanation given by Ernest, i understand that there is
problem to solve within
the Merger|Acquisition particular case before considering them as potential
beneficiary of this
> Some people say that renumbering has costs, but that is part of the
> business and should
> be accounted as part of the whole transaction.
...IMHO, the Merger|Acquisition entity should be free to use your good
advice Fernando ;-)
> Allowing IPv6 transfers has the potential to mess up with the way it was
> distributed and is
> allocated among all RIRs
...including RIPE NCC, yes and in that particular RIR, IPv6 transfers are
allowed ; including for
Inter-RIR Transfers. And not only for the good of Merger|Acquisition
entities (In|Out of region).
> (remember there are no Legacy IPv6) and also would have costs
> for RIRs to adapt they systems in order to allow that, a cost that would
> be of all members
Thanks for this interesting information, hopefully we could have a new IAr
or a at least a Staff
response about this affirmation.
...so, Ernest, can you consider contacting RIPE NCC Staff to provide us
with a kick response ?
Thanks for your understanding.
> in order to accomplish the need of just a few.
Fernando, if we want a business stability into this region, preferably we
Merger|Acquisition advantages more than something which could only harm the
greatest part of
resource members of this RIR. To be clearer, i see Merger|Acquisition
scenarios inside AFRINIC
region. That is why, i'm insisting for the authors to include IPv6 in their
Also, the *few* you have mentioned below are not known right now :'-(
...then, any AFRINIC given resource member could become part of a
at any time...
...let me go further, in my analysis i also see, in fact, a potential legal
risk in regard to the RSA
which seems to clearly grant Merger|Acquisitions entities with a kind of
*business continuity right*
or guarantee. If i have read it correctly, though :-/
> On 21/10/2019 14:24, Sylvain Baya wrote:
> Hi all,
> Le lundi 21 octobre 2019, Fernando Frediani <fhfrediani at gmail.com> a
> écrit :
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