[ppml] ARIN Certificates

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Thu Apr 21 19:59:25 EDT 2005

>> 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?
> we're talking about inability to route, not some bureaucratic
> administrivia, the real internet.

to prattle on.  the rirs have always said "we do not control
routing or routability."  with x.509 attested prefix ownership,
the certs in the chain do control it.  one suggests that any such
control be exercised *extremely* lightly, downright minimally.


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