[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Whois Authentication Alternatives

John Curran jcurran at istaff.org
Tue Aug 26 22:19:22 EDT 2008

On Aug 26, 2008, at 7:50 PM, Kevin Oberman wrote:
>> Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 14:56:27 -0500
>> From: Stephen Sprunk <stephen at sprunk.org>
>> .  If anything, we should be thanking the few legacy
>> folks that do keep their information up to date, since they have no
>> obligation nor much incentive to do so.  Putting more obstacles in  
>> their
>> path just means fewer will bother with the hassle, and the commons  
>> will
>> suffer.
> Thanks you, Stephen! Someone finally stated the obvious. A complete
> registry is of benefit to everyone. (I think that this is probably  
> "the
> commons" to which Randy was referring.)

Yes, it appears that Randy wasn't seeking special rights for legacy
holders per se, only trying to protect the usefulness of a complete
registry by arguing against new (and what might seem to be arbitrary)
requirements on legacy holder record updates.


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