[LINK] Forum on high speed bandwidth in Australia

Marghanita da Cruz marghanita at ramin.com.au
Thu May 7 16:44:32 AEST 2009

Karl Auer wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-05-07 at 16:20 +1000, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>> I would like to understand a bit more about how this stuff 
>> is Governed.
> Start with IANA. http://www.iana.org/numbers 

Well, I can see why  Indian and Chinese manufacturers may not be happy with 
> Both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses are generally assigned in a hierarchical manner. Users are assigned IP addresses by Internet service providers (ISPs). ISPs obtain allocations of IP addresses from a local Internet registry (LIR) or national Internet registry (NIR), or from their appropriate Regional Internet Registry (RIR):
> Registry	Area Covered
> AfriNIC	Africa Region
> APNIC	Asia/Pacific Region
> ARIN	North America Region
> LACNIC	Latin America and some Caribbean Islands
> RIPE NCC	Europe, the Middle East, and Central Asia

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