[arin-discuss] ARIN billing practice
scheesman at level365.com
Mon Sep 21 17:32:23 EDT 2009
My bad. I thought the CAN-SPAM act allowed for criminal charges against companies that don't comply with regulation. Guess I'm living in an alternate universe...
From: Jeremy Anthony Kinsey [mailto:jer at mia.net]
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 5:29 PM
To: Sean Cheesman
Cc: David Farmer; Owen DeLong; arin-discuss at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-discuss] ARIN billing practice
On Sep 21, 2009, at 3:50 PM, Sean Cheesman wrote:
> Maybe I'm just simplifying this too much, but why doesn't ARIN just
> do everything possible (Articles of Incorporation, verification of
> identity, etc) so that when spammers do misuse these blocks the
> authorities actually have good contact information for those
> responsible? As it was said, ARIN is not a policing body, but that
> doesn't mean that they can't enact policies that will help those
> that can police.
While I can appreciate your intentions and frustration, last I checked
spam was not a crime. Annoying, yes, illegal? No.
Besides all this is going to do is entice people to submit more bogus
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