The RÃ©seaux IP EuropÃ©ens Network Coordination Centre, one of five regional Internet registries assigning and administering IP addresses. RIPE NCC was started in 1989 as a nonprofit organization that gives IP numbers in Europe, the Middle East, and parts of Africa and Asia.
Jupitermedia Corporation. What is RIPE NCC? [Online, February 5, 2003.] Jupitermedia Corporation Website. http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/R/RIPE_ NCC.html.