[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Customer Confidentiality - revised

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Wed Jun 10 15:00:18 EDT 2009

> Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 10:53:27 -0700
> From: Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at ipinc.net>
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Customer Confidentiality - revised
> > I do not believe that this should be the sole prerogative of the ISP.
> > 
> > Change the wording to something like:
> > 
> >   "An ISP may, _at_their_customer's_request_, enter the following information:
> >      {customer's actual name}
> >      C/O {the ISP's NAME and address}
> >      {the ISP's phone number}
> >    in lieu of the customer's address and phone number.  The customer's actual
> >    information must be provided to ARIN on request and will be held in the
> >    strictest confidence."
> > 
> This is intrusion of operational details into the NRPM and has 
> historically been opposed by the community.
> Nothing in the proposal prevents the ISP from telling all their 
> customers that by default, SWIP data will contain the ISP's data, unless 
> a customer opts-out.

I don't want the ISP _requiring_ the listing that way, regardless of
customer opinio

> If you want to run your ISP like this, fine.
> Just don't tell me how to run my ISP.

It says 'may'.  

It says you have to have the customer's consent, to intercept their mail
and phone calls.

And regardless of what the NPRM says, an ISP who does so, has to worry about
18 USC 1700, and nearby sections.

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