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[ppml] Staff Comments Regarding Policy Proposal 2006-3

> The PKI effort is quite 
> impressive and allows for strong security.  However, there much work 
> to be done here and the end result may be complex.

This is what frightens me. Complex means expensive
and fraught with error. To see how bad PKI really is
read this: http://www.civics.com/PKI/

> Having an authenticated 
> list of authorized prefix originations will probably be simpler and
> faster measure for ARIN to implement.

Yes, and that is what I would like to see ARIN
get involved with. No grand scheme, just some solid
straighforward implementation work.

--Michael Dillon