> That is my understanding, at least. I asked this question to the RIR
> panel at the mic in Rome, whether and APNIC region ISP could (post APNIC
> depletion) set up a LIR in the RIPE region (or any other region), and
> allocate addresses from there and assign them to end users in their home
> region. The answer (which came from Geoff Huston IIRC) was something
> along the lines of «no, you have to assign the addresses in the service
> region from which they were allocated».
i am in the apnic region and chaired address policy sig in apnic for
some years. this is not the case.