[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Customer Confidentiality

Brian Johnson bjohnson at drtel.com
Tue Jun 9 15:21:09 EDT 2009

Jay Hennigan wrote:
> Brian Johnson wrote:
> > I support this proposal... with one question?
> >
> > Wouldn't this be, in practice, the same as a customer "opt-out" of
> > SWIP/RWHOIS? Not that I have even the slightest problem with this.
> I support this proposal as written.
> I view it more as a customer "opt-in" to SWIP/RWHOIS which is IMNSHO
> far
> preferable to "opt-out".
> "Opt-out" = "We will spam you back to the stone age until you beg us
> stop, and we will sell your identity to others who will do likewise."
> "Opt-in" = "We won't annoy you or disclose your identity unless we
> your specific (and revokable) permission to do so."

I just view the current environment as a disclose first and so would
view a change in this as an opt-out policy.

No response needed as I know this is just semantics anyhow.

- Brian.

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