[zanog-discuss] vote in the upcoming afrinic elections.
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Fri May 28 14:26:51 SAST 2021
On 5/27/21 19:27, Paul Wollner via zanog-discuss wrote:
> No body “own” those “integers”, let alone “let African network gets
> their own address space”. When IP address were invented, it was never
> the intent to be geographical. Instead, it by it’s birth promoted a
> one world concept that does not discriminate based on your location,
> your colour, nationality, let alone continent. You seem to say that
> somehow African networks will not get IPs if not for AFRINIC when, in
> fact, many African networks today, some very large ones, claim they
> are far better off without AFRINIC. AFRINIC themselves estimate 30%
> revenue loss if an inter RIR policy passes. African networks do not
> want to deal with AFRINIC at this moment, the organisation is so
> poorly managed, people would rather stay with RIPE while using their
> space here in AFRICA. Andrew Alston has publicly said that in the past
> in which he represents one of continent’s largest networks. So, NO. If
> anything, AFRINIC have done a horrible job in distributing and
> maintaining their registration database. Marred by corruption and
> scandals, they are NOT empowering its members.
It's quite unclear to me whether this is a campaign to be elected to the
Board of the very organization you speak of, or not...
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