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Internet Community

AFRINIC

AFRINIC Court Case — Disappointment!

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, informed Resource Members that their request to unfreeze the organisation's bank accounts was rejected by the Mauritian court.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

The Tanzania ISP Association (TISPA) issues a statement & reminds everyone about the critical services of AFRINIC

The Supreme Court of Mauritius has ordered that the bank accounts of AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry for Africa and Indian Ocean region, be temporarily frozen, following a dispute between AFRINIC and one of its Resource Member, Cloud Innovation Ltd. The ramifications of AFRINIC's frozen bank accounts are severe. The

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC CEO reveals the source of funds to continue critical business operations if legal battle keeps their bank accounts frozen

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, reassures its stakeholders that the organisation could use a joint RIR stability fund to continue its operations if the legal battle between the organisation and one of its resource members continues.

Ish Sookun

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AFRINIC

AFRINIC Board Director, Mark Elkins resigns with immediate effect

Recently elected on the Board of Directors to serve a three year term for the Board Seat 5 (South Africa), Mark Elkins submitted his resignation on 26 July 2021 with immediate effect. Mark announced his resignation on the AFRINIC community-discuss mailing list. He cited NDA and said he cannot speak

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AFRINIC

The bank account of the African Regional Internet Registry, AFRINIC, has been frozen

In an on-going legal battle between Cloud Innovation Ltd and AFRINIC, the latest update is that AFRINIC's bank accounts have been frozen. In an email sent to the members list, the Chair of the AFRINIC Board of Directors, informed the members about this latest update.

Ish Sookun

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Internet Community

Indian government gives final notice to Twitter to comply with new IT rules

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has given Twitter a final notice to comply with its new IT rules, which were passed in February. Among the rules, it is required that social media companies appoint a Chief Compliance Officer.

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Internet Community

Nigerian government suspends Twitter operations in the country

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended all Twitter operations in the country. It is unclear, however, what does the suspension mean for Twitter, since the social network service is still accessible across Nigeria.

Ish Sookun

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Mauritius

Did ICTA change its CSA Internet filter?

Internet users in Mauritius, especially on Facebook, have been asking recently whether the ICT Authority (ICTA has already started monitoring people's Internet connection.

Ish Sookun

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Africa

AFRINIC WHOIS database tampered?

AFRINIC CEO, Eddy Kayihura, informed the community that following allegations of fraudulent manipulation of the AFRINIC WHOIS database, the matter has been referred to the Central Criminal Investigation Division (CCID) of the Mauritius Police Force for further investigation.

Ish Sookun

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