[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Whois Integrity Policy Proposal

Paul Vixie vixie at isc.org
Tue Aug 19 20:06:21 EDT 2008

> > this paragraph sounds worthy of a policy proposal in and of itself.
> > are you game?
> Yes.  I think the point of such a policy would be to define mechanisms by
> which resource holders could authenticate themselves to make updates for
> a period of time.  They could be according to the following mechanisms:
> 1. Via an RSA
> 2. Via LRSA
> 3. As a fee-paying ARIN member in good standing, via the mechanism
> described above.
> 4. As a non-member paying a separate fee, to be determined by ARIN, for the
> services of: (a) authenticating the institution's claim to the resources;
> and (b) maintaining whois information and in-addr.arpa, and allowing
> updates.
> This could either go as a separate proposal or be merged with
> Heather's. Does this make sense?

without taking a position on the merits of the proposal or of those
alternatives, i think it makes sense as a separate proposal for now.
(competing/overlapping proposals can be trivially merged if desired.)

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