[ppml] RIR's should have power to suspend Member's registration in specified circumstances

John M. Brown john at chagres.net
Fri Oct 25 16:21:52 EDT 2002

what exactly would this solve?

there data is removed from the whois ??

The RIR's have no control over routing tables, and we don't
want them to.

john brown
speaking for himself

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Chris Jones
> Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 2:09 PM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: [ppml] RIR's should have power to suspend Member's 
> registration in specified circumstances
> I make use of the details contained in the RIR registry 
> databases to trace the source of spam emails. While the 
> majority of members do maintain their registration details 
> accurately, there are some who do not. In the way of these 
> things, most of the latter are where some of the most regular 
> spammers originate. Failure to communicate effectively is 
> probably the worst offence any organisation or individual can 
> be guilty of. Therefore, I am recommending, as an aggreived 
> user of these inaccurate RIR records, that ARIN (and RIPE and 
> APNIC) should be allowed to suspend any registrant who fails 
> to amend within a specified period of time, their 
> registration (together with all of their customers/users of 
> course) to ensure consistent accuracy.
> The proposed suspension should last until the member has 
> corrected the errant details or until such shorter period of 
> time that the RIR allows. This proposal would have the 
> benefit of persuading these ISP's to police their customers 
> use of the internet mail system more effectively.
> --
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> Chris Jones
> mailto: chris at telespan.co.uk
> web: http://www.telespan.co.uk/
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