The RIPE NCC is working on an Local Internet Registry (LIR) Locator tool that provides the public with geographical information about LIRs and the services they offer in the RIPE NCC service region: Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia.
184.108.40.206/8 has been assigned by IANA to APNIC on 19 January 2010, for use for as public unicast space for further address allocations and assignments. Before starting to allocate and assign from this range, APNIC has undertaken a study into 220.127.116.11/8.
Related to a thread on the NANOG mailing list about "BGP hijack from 23724 -> 4134 China?", we checked if any of those prefixes originated in the RIPE NCC service region.
The roll-out of a signed root-zone at K-root on 24 March 2010 was uneventful. But we saw the number of resolvers doing priming queries increase slightly since 18 March 2010 and wanted to find out why.