NRO News

Open Letter to UN Secretary General

Open Letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Secretary-General Of the United Nations UN Headquarters, New York Open Letter Dear Mr. Secretary-General, On behalf of the Internet Number Resource Organization (NRO) and with the greatest respect, I would like to request participation in the United Nations Secretary General’s Working Group on Internet Governance, which was stipulated by the outcome of… Read More

NRO Signs MoU with AFRINIC Regarding Start-Up Finances

A Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) was signed in Kuala Lumpur between the Number Resource Organization and the emerging Regional Internet Registry AFRINIC on March 15 2004. the MoU covered AFRINIC startup costs. AFRINIC – NRO Memorandum of Understanding The AFRINIC website can be found here. Memorandum of Understanding between 1) AFRINIC represented by Adiel Akplogan, and 2) the Number Resource… Read More

NRO Reply to ICANN on Proposed ASO MoU

NRO Reply to ICANN on Proposed ASO MoU Paul Twomey – President – ICANN 24 February 2004 Dear Paul, Thank you for your correspondence to the NRO, dated 29 January 2004. We have prepared the following comments. Each item in our response consists of an excerpt from your letter and an accompanying comment. ITEM 1 EXCERPT: We are in receipt… Read More

ICANN Reply to the NRO on Proposed ASO MoU

ICANN Reply to the NRO on Proposed ASO MoU Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 4676 Admiralty Way, Suite 330, Marina del Rey, California 90292-6601 USA voice +1/310/823-9358 • fax +1/310/823-8649 • http://www.icann.org 29 January 2004 Paul Wilson, Director General Asia Pacific Network Information Centre P.O. Box 2131, Milton 4064, QLD Australia Level 1, 33 Park Road, Milton, Brisbane,… Read More

New Format for Internet Resource Statistics

On 5 January 2004, the Regional Internet Registries (APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC, and RIPE NCC) implemented a new standard file format for reporting the current state of Internet resource allocations and assignments for: IPv4 address ranges IPv6 address ranges AS numbers The new file format, now available from all RIRs, ensures consistency and makes it easier for users to integrate and… Read More

Open Letter to ICANN from the Regional Internet Registries

Since early 2002 the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) have conducted an extended dialog with ICANN following the original ICANN proposals for Evolution and Reform of ICANN. The first RIR response to the ICANN Evolution and Reform Committee in May 2002 [1] enumerated eleven general principles regarding the RIR position on number administrative arrangements. This RIR response proposed a structure that,… Read More

Memorandum of Understanding Signed

After considering all comments received, the RIR Boards have developed a further revision of the proposed NRO MoU, as shown below. This document has been signed by the RIR CEOs during the ARIN members meeting in Chicago, USA, at 0900 24 October 2003 (local time). The RIR Boards would like to stress that they will continue working together with the… Read More