RIPE has introduced a code of conduct for its mailing lists. In common with many technical organisations and communities a lot of the work within the RIPE community is conducted via mailing lists. The organisation already had a code of conduct for its face to face meetings, but it didn't cover interactions on the mailing lists. Here's the text of the code of conduct in … [Read more...] about RIPE Introduces Code of Conduct for Mailing Lists
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 need backing of RIPE members: Anyone is eligible to be an … [Read more...] about RIPE Executive Board Nominations Close Next Week
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