[arin-ppml] Whois Integrity Policy Proposal

Michael K. Smith mksmith at adhost.com
Sat Aug 23 22:30:50 EDT 2008

On 8/23/08 5:41 PM, "Paul Vixie" <vixie at isc.org> wrote:

> jay at handynetworks.com ("Jay Sudowski - Handy Networks LLC") writes:
>> I concur.  I see no reason why we should subsidize the services that
>> legacy allocations currently receive for free.  Let them maintain their
>> own WHOIS and in-addr.arpa servers.
> i'd like WHOIS and in-addr.arpa to be universal, complete, and accurate,
> and i think that serves the community's interests moreso than even the
> registrant's interests.  let's not cut off our nose to spite our face.

Hopefully the dialog has progressed to the viability of maintaining the
service of WHOIS and in-addr.arpa to the Legacy holders without requiring
any sort of agreement with ARIN.  This was the original design and I can't
see any reason to change it.


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