A First for the RIPE NCC: Seizure of the “Right to Registration of IPv4 Addresses” for the Recovery of Money
We recently processed our first IPv4 transfer on the basis of a Dutch court order. In this article we provide an overview of this case and briefly explain how things will work moving forwards.
The European Commission is expected to put forward its proposal for the upcoming Digital Services Act by the end of 2020, and is currently holding an open consultation to gather feedback from the Internet community and all affected stakeholders.
We hosted an online discussion last week to share thoughts, ask questions and talk about the potential impact of the European Commission's upcoming Digital Services Act.
Not all of the RIPE 80 attendees were able to use Zoom to participate in the remote meeting for different reasons. We therefore provided an alternative way, which did not rely on Zoom, for people to join in the meeting.
A new repository of social audits is more similar to the RIPE Database than you might think. We've documented some lessons learned and also what processes we've reused from the RIPE Database.
Unmaintained person objects in the RIPE Database were locked by the RIPE NCC so they could not be used to hijack resources. Now we plan to set the correct user maintainer on those person objects.
What it took to send the RIPE NCC's staff home while remaining fully operational.