[ppml] Policy Proposal 2003-15: IPv4 Allocation Policy for the Africa Portion of the ARIN Region

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Sep 30 17:44:35 EDT 2003

> Why are the monopoly incumbent carriers so reluctant to assign
> additional IPs when their customers have used up what they have?

techno-colonialist international upstreams and rapacious local

if, perhaps, you meant s/are/should/, then the answer is no they
should not.  but they do.  and remember, that getting your own
block in bamako will do you little good if the monopoly carrier
will not announce the prefix.

it might be interesting to ask how rir policies could be used to
fix the problem from that end as opposed to at the leafs.  not a
real proposal, just a thought

  if investigation shows that many customers of an lir are not
  receiving allocations which are clearly justified and properly
  requested, then <damned if i know, and i have to get back to	


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