The IESG Approved the Expansion of the AS Number Registry

Henk Uijterwaal henk at
Fri Dec 1 15:47:55 UTC 2006

Andy Davidson wrote:

> RIPE will be accepting requests for 32-bit ASNs from 1/1/07, according 
> to an email to ncc-services two weeks ago. 

Actually, all 5 RIRs will accept requests for 32 bit ASNs from 1/1/2007.

> It does not feel too early 
> to start to understand what we must do to as a community to guarantee 
> ubiquity of reachable networks.

I couldn't agree more.


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