[arin-ppml] LRSA concerns (Re: Policy Proposal: Whois Integrity Policy Proposal)

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Aug 20 23:13:38 EDT 2008

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 9:38 PM, Paul Vixie <vixie at isc.org> wrote:
>> > http://listserv.educause.edu/cgi-bin/wa.exe?A2=ind0804&L=security&P=5103
>> Sweet. I completely missed that one.
>> Under LRSA 15.k., an "evil" ARIN could contract the whois operation to
>> someone incompetent, fail to perform it successfully for 30 days, and
>> based on that failure opt to terminate all LRSA agreements
>> immediately. Since the termination is outside the scope of 14.c., the
>> addresses revert to ARIN per 14.e.
> what's your proposed fix?

The contract termination process is the linchpin. Fix that part so
that the registrant holds the power and all the other problems are

Bill Herrin

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