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Is the RIPE NCC accountable for the operation of its Local Internet Registries (LIRs)?

The RIPE NCC is a Regional Internet Registry (RIR) providing global Internet resources and related services. We are not a regulator of the Internet community in our service region nor do we police the quality of service provided by ISPs in our service region. In situations where an LIR or Internet Service Provider (ISP) ceases operation our response is governed by the policies that are set by the RIPE community. These polices are detailed in the RIPE document "IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment Policies in the RIPE NCC Service Region".