Due to term limits there will be a seat available on the NRO for the RIPE region. RIPE will be holding the election to fill the seat during RIPE 73 next month. Nominations are open until 2359 on September 23. You can nominate someone or self-nominate by sending an email to: email@example.com with: Name of nominee […]
RIPE NCC has published information related to law enforcement requests they got during 2015. In total they got: 8 requests None of the requests came with a court order (or similar) from a Dutch court. RIPE is a Dutch entity, so subject to Dutch law. What of the requests themselves? They fall into two categories: […]
This one piqued my curiosity this morning. There is no IPv4 left. While that’s not something that non-techies care about (yet) it is something that people in the technical community are worried about at some level. Within the RIPE region the IP address allocation policy is governed by “the last /8 policy”. A potential loophole […]
The draft agenda for RIPE 71 is now online. The meeting is being held in Bucharest, Romania from 16 – 20 November. As could be expected one of the plenary sessions will be focussed on the IANA transition. Other companies speaking include Dyn, Facebook and APNIC. Full details on the meeting’s official site.
Registration for RIPE 70 is now open. The meeting will be held in Amsterdam from 11th to 15th May 2015. RIPE meetings bring together a lot of technical types from across the EMEA region, so if you’re into “networking” but with ethernet cables, then this could be the event for you. The RIPE meetings this […]
RIPE has opened a “call for hosts” for the 73rd public meeting. The meeting is scheduled to take place from 24 to 28th October 2016. Where? Well that will depend on who the host is. If you’re interested in hosting the meeting there’s more details on what’s involved over on the RIPE site.
RIPE 69 is being held in November from 3 – 7 in London. Registration for the meeting was opened a couple of days ago. Tickets for the event cost €350, with day passes costing €150. The gala dinner is an extra €50, though based on past experience with RIPE meetings you definitely get your money’s […]
RIPE has opened a call for hosts for RIPE 71 which will be held between November 9 – 13 2015. As it’s a meeting for network operators the connectivity requirements are quite specific with the venue needing at least 300 megabits and ideally a Gig Full details here
RIPE has announced its meeting dates and locations from now until May 2015! Very handy if you like to be able to plan in advance. Here are the dates and venues: RIPE Meetings RIPE 67: Athens, Greece, 14-18 October 2013 RIPE 68: Warsaw, Poland, 12-16 May 2014 RIPE 69: London, 3-7 November 2014 (TBC) RIPE […]
The 66th RIPE public meeting is taking place this May in Dublin. Registrations are now open with prices ranging from 125 Euro for a day to 350 Euro for the full meeting. The meeting venue is Dublin’s Burlington hotel which is quite central. Full details on the official meeting site.
RIPE NCC, the RIR for EMEA, has announced a new 24/7/365 emergency hotline. The hotline comes as a result of feedback from RIPE members: RIPE NCC members told us that they needed to reach us 24/7 in emergency situations following the reverse DNS outage in June 2012. Our members asked and we listened. Full details […]
The 66th RIPE public meeting is being held in Dublin, Ireland in May 2013 Dublin’s Burlington hotel will play host to the event which will attract network operators from the RIPE region (Europe mainly) to Dublin for a week of meetings and networking of the more social variety. More information on the meeting site.
RIPE have announced that the 1000th LIR has signed up for RPKI. Considering that only a few months ago there was a distinct possibility that RPKI would be halted entirely in the RIPE region this milestone is of extra significance. Resource Certification offers LIRs validatable proof of holdership. In addition, it allows LIRs to make […]
RIPE NCC announced that it has added its 8 thousandth member! More details here
RIPE 63 is on this week in Vienna, Austria. Yesterday evening saw the General Meeting where members were asked to vote on a number of motions. While some of the motions were more formalities than anything else, the votes on RPKI and the membership fee structure for 2012 provoked some emotive debate. As a member […]