[arin-ppml] Petition Underway - Policy Proposal 95

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Tue Feb 2 12:59:31 EST 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Chris Engel
> Sent: Tuesday, February 02, 2010 11:53 AM
> To: 'William Herrin'
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Petition Underway - Policy Proposal 95
> Bill Herrin wrote:
> "Chris,
> Whatever happened to the concept of administrative and technical contacts
> where the administrative contact was capable of dealing with
> administrative issues associated with the entity and the technical contact
> was capable of dealing with technical issues associated with the entity's
> network?
> I have issues with Joe of the bot-infestation that his ISP is probably
> better geared to chase down but I also have issues with Joe the /14-
> holding florist that I want to discuss with Joe directly."
> Bill,
> That's great...but I'm not sure how exactly having Joe's contact info
> really helps you determine whether his /14 is justified?
There are other administrative reasons for speaking to a domain holder.  It could be that based on traffic you see on your network you want to set up a peering or other cooperative relationship more appropriate for an admin contact than a tech contact.

You may have legal reasons to talk to the company that have nothing to do with netops.

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