John Curran, the CEO of ARIN (the Regional Internet Registry for North America and the Caribbean) has published a statement on AFRINIC’s situation as a result of the ongoing litigation by Cloud Innovation.
Ignore my writings and read Milton Mueller’s analysis of where we are on this.
An interesting turn of events. AF-IX has established a fundraiser to keep AFRINIC going. It’s not clear from the announcement whether this has the backing of AFRINIC, what level of transparency it will operate under, or what legal ground it will operate on. Instead it says it says TESPOK (Technology Service Providers of Kenya) will… Continue reading AFRINIC Update 2021-08-18
Since my previous blog post about AFRINIC, it has gone relatively quiet on the lists. Of note, John Curran, the CEO of ARIN, asked Owen DeLong to specifically answer whether the address resources used by Cloud Innovation are still being used for the same purpose they were originally requested and issued. This was first asked… Continue reading AFRINIC Update 2021-08-15
Disclaimer: This is an outsider’s view based on what has been read on public mailing lists, there is undoubtedly more going on behind the scenes. There has been a bit of a kerfuffle in AFRINIC recently, and as I’ve been trying to follow what has been happening, a few friends have asked what is going… Continue reading What’s happening in AFRINIC?