[ppml] ARIN Certificates
sanjaya at apnic.net
Thu Apr 21 19:46:44 EDT 2005
Randy Bush wrote:
> "dear customer: we can no longer announce your prefix because
> apnic has revoked our certificate due to a billing problem and
> our bgp neighbors will no longer accept our sbgp announcements.
> of course, you may not get this email, so what the heck."
> not a chance in hell. a cert is your certifying my identity, not
> my membership or billing status.
I can see your point Randy. But what would an ISP do if a customer
defaulted their payment? Wouldn't you stop the service? Wouldn't the
customer lose their 'right to use' (using RFC3779 terminology) the prefix?
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