An update on the AfriNIC situation

Mark Tinka mark at
Fri Aug 27 20:41:59 UTC 2021

On 8/27/21 22:07, Bryan Fields wrote:
> People, can we at least quote properly?  I can't follow this at all.
> 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.

Well, NANOG is not ARIN.

Also, it's the global Internet. Routers don't care about RIR's.


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