AFRINIC IP Block Thefts -- The Saga Continues

Paul Nash paul at
Wed Nov 18 16:11:47 UTC 2020

Any idea of the outcome?

> On Nov 17, 2020, at 4:54 PM, Valdis Klētnieks <valdis.kletnieks at> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Nov 2020 10:02:01 -0800, Jay Hennigan said:
>> In the old days on the NANAE newsgroup, such bogus threats of legal
>> action were categorized as one calling their "cartooney". People who
>> huff and puff and threaten to sue rarely do so. If someone actually
>> plans on suing you, your first hint is typically a knock on the door by
>> a process server, not repeated threats in an online forum.
> Right.  The thing is that unless you're party to the lawsuit, you don't
> know if a process server has been involved.
> Somebody else replied by private email and pointed where the AfriNIC
> CEO wrote that they had, in fact, actually been sued.   So whatever one
> might think of Elad Cohen, he's apparently not a cartooney.

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