An update on the AfriNIC situation

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at
Fri Aug 27 20:22:31 UTC 2021

> I wish ARIN would stay out of this, it's not something that affects the ARIN
> region, and nothing said in this statement seems to refute any of the
> allegations against AFRINIC.  What it does seem to do is state Lu Heng/Cloud
> Innovation is a shady guy.  While this may be true, I'd expect a RIR to treat
> everyone the same, and that's the core of the legal complaint here.  I'd
> expect that for a court to freeze assets of AFRINIC there must be a very
> strong argument.

That's not the case in the Mauritius jurisdiction. Its law allows the
complainant to bear the burden of executing the freeze without the
court analysis.
So, it's not like an injunction like in some other jurisdictions.


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