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[rpd] [Community-Discuss] Unaddressed queries by AFRINIC during AGMM

Noah noah at
Sat Jul 3 20:09:18 UTC 2021

Hi Fernando,

On Fri, 2 Jul 2021, 18:56 Fernando Frediani, <fhfrediani at> wrote:


> Want to use AfriNic resources in a different region ? Simply transfer

> them permanently using the soon-to-come Inter-RIR transfer policy and

> bound to the rules of the new RIR.

The AFRINIC community has not reached consensus on any of the Inter-RIR
transfer policy proposals.

One of the policies is under two major appeals by the PDWG as it did not
follow the PDP.

AFRINIC staff cautioned that a transfer policy would mean potential for
some large members moving all the IPv4 space from AFRINIC region to another
RIR region. AFRINIC would have no choice but to hike membership fees due to
loose of large members. Checkmate....

The Internet Infrastructure across Africa continues to develop. No

AFRINIC would have to also increase fees as it looses members. NRO reports
are useful, folks should read them. Money follows Money....

Members holding IPv4 space and not building Infrastructure using "open
system protocol network services" per Bylaws....should return that space to
AFRINIC or transfer the space to AFRINIC members who are putting IPv4 space
to real use in AFRICA as it was intended and coded in the AFRINIC bylaws.
Building the African Internet.....

Every IPv4 source and destination inside AFRICA has an impact,
economically, socially and politically. Remember that......

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