An update on the AfriNIC situation

Michael Thomas mike at
Fri Aug 27 22:07:45 UTC 2021

On 8/27/21 2:58 PM, Sabri Berisha wrote:
> ----- On Aug 27, 2021, at 8:36 AM, Bill Woodcock woody at wrote:
> Hi,
>> 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:
> Top Gear Top Tip: set a "travel notification" on your credit card prior to
> donating. It took me 3 failed attempts and 2 fraud notifications to get a
> payment through. The fraud notifications were delayed as well. Chase credit card.
> "Verified by VISA". Right.
> And yes Mel, you're right about NANOG's AUP but this is not a legal matter,
> this is to keep AfriNIC in business...
Yeah, I'd think that not being able to do business allocating blocks is 
definitionally an operator issue.


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