[ppml] Policy Proposal 2003-11: Purpose and Scope of WHOIS Directory

Michael.Dillon at radianz.com Michael.Dillon at radianz.com
Tue Sep 16 11:45:36 EDT 2003

>Under #3 and #4 I don't understand the 'guarantee' word and concept.
>Perhaps the word guarantee should be replaced with something more
>appropriate.  What exactly happens to the resource holder if they don't
>keep the info up to date?  They merely get their contact info removed 
>the directory? 

And any whois inquiries get referred to their ISP. Then the two companies
can work out their own solution without ARIN involvement. The ISP might
charge a premium rate for handling net abuse inquiries and the customer
might want to save money and do it themselves with their underworked 

>I know the argument over policy enforcement has been
>thrown around with little resolution, but I think there either needs to 
>a consequence with real teeth or nothing at all.

I didn't want this policy to deal with issues of teeth. If ARIN were to
adopt some enforcement measures against the organizations that deal
directly with ARIN, then this policy could easily be updated.

--Michael Dillon

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