[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Annual WHOIS POC Validation

Dan Sorenson dsorenson at csdvrs.com
Mon Aug 25 15:44:22 EDT 2008

I'm curious as to why 14 days was chosen, and the mechanism used to
update the field in the event that the POC did not respond within that

Thinking out loud, I suspect there are a fair number of entries that
point to a single contact e-mail address (as opposed to a group
With many employers offering up to six weeks of vacation time, where
a person might reasonably be expected to remain out of contact, two
might prove to generate a fair number of false positives that would have
to be later remedied manually.

For a process that only runs once a year, surely six or eight weeks
would not impose an excessive burden either on ARIN or the POC's.

  - Dan

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