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The Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) – the regional internet registry for 56 nations in the region – has warned that members may be receiving fake phone calls from people purporting to be from the organization ahead of the election of members to the org's executive council. A post by the APNIC Secretariat titled …

  1. Apprentice Human

    Chinese astroturfing?

    Not too surprising. If it's not the PRC behind it then it's for monopolization and being able charge rents.

    A great bit of investigation. Even though I have many issues with APNIC, I doubt Lu Heng running APNIC is a solution that I would think is sane.

  2. jake Silver badge

    Nice heads-up, El Reg.

    THIS is part of the reason I read here. Thank you.

    A round on me ... and popcorn might be in order.

  3. imanidiot Silver badge

    "In conversation with The Register, Lu said his only interest in APNIC is to improve its governance and structure, and by doing so to ensure internet access for all."

    Somehow I get the feeling that that statement is at best bending the truth.

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