[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 119: Globally Coordinated Transfer Policy - revised
"cja at daydream.com" <packetgrrl at gmail.com> writes:
> How do folks feel about how transfers between regions would affect
> the routing table? We would be in essence punching holes in RIR
> blocks. This depends entirely on whether there are ISPs filtering
> or aggregating on regional boundaries based on RIR /8 block
I don't see much effect on the routing table for reasons others have
already mentioned. I do see an increase in work for those who use IP
address country of registration as part of a reputation scheme (for
instance, spam filtering, credit card fraud avoidance, etc).
Commentary about the effectiveness of such schemes should be
cheerfully ignored; the point is that some organizations want to use
them and it makes a certain amount of sense to require (for instance)
that one do a handshake with one's credit card provider before it is
possible to use one's card outside of his or her home country.
Anyway, so long as these transfers are documented in a near-realtime
machine-parseable format, this shouldn't be too painful.