In this episode of the History of Networking, Daniel Karrenberg and Mirjam Kühne discuss their part in the origin of the RIPE NCC.
The RIPE NCC is the Regional Internet Registry for Europe, the Middle East and parts of Central Asia. As such, they allocate and register blocks of Internet number resources to Internet service providers (ISPs) and other organisations. The RIPE NCC is a not-for-profit organisation that works to support the RIPE (Réseaux IP Européens) community and the wider Internet community. The RIPE NCC membership consists mainly of Internet service providers, telecommunication organisations and large corporations.
Listen to this interview with Daniel Karrenberg and Mirjam Kühne: