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

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Wed Aug 20 01:40:52 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wherrin at gmail.com [mailto:wherrin at gmail.com] On Behalf 
> Of William Herrin
> Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 4:16 PM
> To: Ted Mittelstaedt
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Whois Integrity 
> Policy Proposal
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 3:32 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt 
> <tedm at ipinc.net> wrote:
> >> I sure the Legacy resource holders can come up with a completely 
> >> separate system to monitor those resources -- and without 
> needing to 
> >> use EXTORTION to get it going.
> >
> > I'm sure they can, too.  It will undoubtedly come with it's own 
> > version of an RSA, and as it will be costly to administer, whoever 
> > will administer it will want to charge a fee for signing up 
> with it.  
> > Thus, how exactly would this legacy resource holder system be any 
> > different than what the legacy resource holders have right now with 
> > the ARIN legacy RSA?
> It would be terminable in the event of a dispute. The 
> practical effect of the LRSA language is that its not 
> terminable by the registrant.

So then, is a legacy holder wants to opt out of it due
to disputing it, they can.  In which case the legacy
holder system admin would pull their names out from
their system and it seems your right back where you started
with the same problem.

How is that better?  What is the point of signing a
contract that has no teeth?


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