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 of 300 Mbps, but ideally 1 Gps or higher. Good location … [Read more...] about Want to Host the RIPE Meeting in October 2018?
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 Nominee’s country of residence Nominee’s … [Read more...] about RIPE NRO Nominations Open
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: Information that is public Information that … [Read more...] about RIPE Publish 2015 Law Enforcement Requests
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 in the policy allows new LIRs to get an … [Read more...] about Are RIPE Members Trying To “Game” The System?
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. … [Read more...] about RIPE 71 Draft Agenda Available