[arin-ppml] Comments on Draft Policy 2010-3: Customer Confidentiality

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Wed Apr 7 12:05:51 EDT 2010

> kind of begs the question, who is the "customer" here doesn't it?
> if I am getting numbering resources from my RIR, then I am their
> customer and I should have final say in what is entered into their
> DB.  If, on the other hand, I am the customer of, say CSnet (using
> a long-dead company for reference) then CSnet is the customer of
> the RIR, not me and I have zero say in what CSnet, as the RIR
> customer, places in its registration entries/database.
> SWIPS and LEOs (CALEA) sort of want to insist that someone, in this
> case the RIR, maintain accurate, public records of folks who are
> not the RIR customers/clients.
> --bill 

So maybe "end user" would be a better descriptor than customer?

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