RIPE NCC’s executive board will have 3 openings this year, as three of its current members finish their terms. The board positions are honorary, but RIPE NCC will cover costs and expenses involved with carrying out the board duties. Interested? You don’t need to be a RIPE member to join the board, but you will […]
RIPE is seeking hosts for their 77th public meeting in October 2018. The meeting is scheduled to take place between October 15th and October 19th 2018. There’s full details about what is expected of a local host on the RIPE site here. Short version: lots of bandwidth. The venue will need to have a minimum […]
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