[EXTERNAL] Re: An update on the AfriNIC situation

Compton, Rich A Rich.Compton at charter.com
Fri Aug 27 16:45:27 UTC 2021

Can't AfriNIC just create ROAs for the prefixes and point them to AS0?  That would pretty much make the prefixes unusable since most tier 1's are doing ROV now.


On 8/27/21, 10:20 AM, "NANOG on behalf of Aaron Wendel" <nanog-bounces+rich.compton=charter.com at nanog.org on behalf of aaron at wholesaleinternet.net> wrote:

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    I suppose people who wanted to take a side could also block traffic to 
    and from Cloud Innovations IP blocks.

    On 8/27/2021 10:36 AM, Bill Woodcock wrote:
    > As many of you are aware, AfriNIC is under legal attack by Heng Lu / “Cloud Innovation.”
    > John Curran just posted an excellent summary of the current state of affairs here:
    >     https://teamarin.net/2021/08/27/afrinic-and-the-stability-of-the-internet-number-registry-system/
    > If, like me, you feel like chipping in a little bit of money to help AfriNIC make payroll despite Heng having gotten their bank accounts frozen, some of the African ISP associations have put together a fund, which you can donate to here:
    >     https://www.tespok.co.ke/?page_id=14001
    > It’s an unfortunate situation, but the African Internet community has really pulled together to defend themselves, and they’ve got a lot less resources than most of us do.
    >                                 -Bill

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