[ppml] Last Call for Comment: Policy Proposal 2003-5

Mark Kosters markk at verisignlabs.com
Fri Apr 18 16:21:25 EDT 2003

On Fri, Apr 18, 2003 at 08:00:49AM -1000, Barbara Roseman wrote:
> I agree with Dana's added language about maintenance windows, and with what 
> some others have proposed to make the language less specific to RWhois and 
> more generically to locally maintained dbs used in place of WHOIS. We 
> should have all caught this after Leslie's presentation on CRISP and IRIS. 
> These may still be some way off, but some version of them will arrive.

I was given an augument against making it generic since ARIN only
allows for ip reassignment information to be of the form of a SWIP or
RWhois server. If ARIN allows for another form of distributed lookup
service such as using a LDAP based service (like referral LDAP) or XML based 
service (like IRIS), then it should be made more general at that point.

> Einar raises a good point that the requirements for privacy should match 
> those of WHOIS, not create an entirely new set of standards. This also fits 
> with the idea that this proposal should cover a more generic set of dbs 
> than simply RWhois.

I thought it did that...  It is in the multi-homed section of the policy 
doc where I quote below:

" To maintain the privacy of their residential customers, ISPs will provide 
  only the person's name, city, state, zip code, and country. The street 
  address will be replaced by the words "Private Residence," and the 
  upstream's POC will serve as the customer's contact."

So, I think that Einar is saying the same thing as what was described
in the policy.



Mark Kosters            markk at verisignlabs.com       Verisign Applied Research

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