Rob Blokzijl Dies Peacefully Aged 72
liz.fazekas at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 13:02:31 UTC 2015
Danke fur all the contributions!
On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 6:46 AM, Job Snijders <job at instituut.net> wrote:
> Rob Blokzijl, one of the founding fathers of the RIPE (and by extent,
> internet as we know it in Europe), passed away yesterday. The links in
> the email below offer more insight into his life and accomplishments.
> Kind regards,
> ----- Forwarded message from Daniel Karrenberg <daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net>
> Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 11:02:11 +0100
> From: Daniel Karrenberg <daniel.karrenberg at ripe.net>
> To: RIPE Community <ripe-list at ripe.net>
> Subject: Rob Blokzijl Dies Peacefully Aged 72
> Dear colleagues,
> I have the painful duty to inform you that Rob Blokzijl, RIPE Chair
> Emeritus died at his home in the Netherlands yesterday after a long
> This is a sad moment for all of us because we loose a leader whose
> influence permeates the RIPE community and the way we conduct our work.
> Rob will live on in this way.
> Those who wish to share their own tribute to Rob can do so here for all
> to see:
> I am sure Rob would wish to see positive, even somewhat lighthearted
> and anecdotal contributions.
> Daniel Karrenberg
> Chief Scientist
> RIPE NCC
> ----- End forwarded message -----
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