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[rpd] Policy Proposal: in-region vs out-of-region use of resources, and restrictions thereon
amelnaud at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 07:13:23 UTC 2021
Le ven. 30 juil. 2021 à 00:43, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> a écrit :
> Anisi au 6 Acknowledge alinéa (b) on a:
> *Having taken cognizance of the preamble of the present agreement*,
> fully and unreservedly subscribe thereto with the clear understanding and
> acceptance of AFRINIC’s critical role in the stability and the continued
> evolution of the Internet as agreed by its members and the community in
> terms of adopted policies.
> *a (vi)* empowered to fulfill a stewardship role *for those number
> resources allocated to it*, *for the use of the African Internet
> community* as constituted by its members collectively;
> African internet community, not global internet community, not for use
> everywhere they want. Please any interpretation of this is out of scope.
> An other tendancious interpretation to fit your Boss needs, your hope and
your desiderata. It will not pass.
> Use by a service provider in the African Region to number their customer
> hosts qualifies here, *regardless of where those customer hosts are
The location is clear in the texte, African Internet Community. There is
one type of community in Africa and Asian, American....are not part of.
Your customers have to be members of African internet community.
> The service provider is a member of the African Internet community who is
> the resource member and the one with the contractual obligation here.
Yes, via his bureau at Seychelles he his member of African community, so
resources should be use there or in other part of Africa, but never
Outside. Larus is not part of African community.
> They are using the resources to number their customers’ hosts. Thus this
> test is met.
False, no there is breach of the RSA, Bylaws... here.
> You might not like that fact, but it does fit within the text as written.
It is not fitting the way you think it is. Just keep it as it write, no
> Providing services outside Africa is in breach of this Agreement which is
> for to provide services in Africa.
> No, To breach the agreement, you have to fail to provide services within
> Africa (specifically, anywhere within the AFRINIC service region).
> So long as you provide any services within the region, providing
> additional services outside of the region is not precluded by the terms
> below or the terms above.
> 6) MEMBERSHIP
>> 6.1) Subject to the other provisions of this Article, membership shall be
>> open to:
>> 1. any Person who is geographically based within, and providing
>> services in the African region, and who is engaged in the use of, or
>> business of providing, open system protocol network services; or
>> Nothing in the RSA that's relevant that I can find. If I'm just missing
>> it, please do point me at it.
>> Kind Regards,
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