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[rpd] Proposal Update received: AFRINIC Number Resources Transfer Policy
mje at posix.co.za
Tue Nov 12 15:25:23 UTC 2019
You do know that basically the same sort of policy exists everywhere
else in the world - and it works there just fine.
On 2019/11/12 17:13, Taiwo Oyewande wrote:
> Hi all,
> This policy seems unrealistic with the amount of assignments of network resources which takes place daily
> In section 2.0:
> "Number resources are non-transferable and are not assignable to any other organization unless AFRINIC has expressly and in writing approved a request for transfer. AFRINIC is tasked with making prudent decisions on whether to approve the transfer of number resources".
> Assignment takes place on a regular basis between business and business, and business and end-user. If all of these assignments need AFRINIC's approval, It will be an herculean task if not impossible for AFRINIC to manage such massive amount of assignment.
> For instance, if every assignment approval takes 2-3 days (maybe even way longer!), this means during the "pre-approval period" businesses and end-users will not have the resource they need for daily operations.
> People get IP to assign to customers by its very definition. To be frank, I think this policy is unpractical, thus I hereby oppose it.
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