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Board Statement on IANA Transition

8 May 2015, the AFRINIC Board passed the following resolution regarding the IANA Oversight Transition:

1. The AFRINIC Board advocates that the CRISP draft Service Level Agreement (SLA) be completed promptly, with fidelity to the CRISP Principles, and be made public immediately.

2. The AFRINIC Board believes that any comments or objections to the draft Service Level Agreement or its underlying Principles be provided publicly on the CRISP mailing list ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), whether those comments originate with the RIR organisations, ICANN, or others in the community.

3. The AFRINIC Board believes that the feedback received should be collected by the CRISP team, and that the CRISP team should facilitate discussions of any proposed changes using an open and transparent process.

4. The AFRINIC Board reaffirms the necessity of CRISP SLA outline Principle 6 - Termination of the contract in the event that the IANA Numbering Services Operator fails to perform or cure in accord with the terms of the SLA.

For more information about the IANA Oversight Transition and the work of the CRISP Team, please visit:


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