[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 95: Customer Confidentiality

Steve Bertrand steve at ibctech.ca
Fri Jan 29 03:24:59 EST 2010

Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Jan 28, 2010, at 7:30 PM, Aaron Wendel wrote:
>> The proposal doesn't restrict information an ISP may disclose.  Simply
>> leaves it up to the ISP to decide with their customers and gives them the
>> same options and protection that access providers (cable companies, DSL
>> providers and Dial-up operators) currently enjoy.
> Cable, DSL, and Dial-Up providers have the same restrictions you do.
> The policies are identical. You, too, can anonymize residential customer
> data in whois just like they can.
> In spite of the latest Supreme Court hallucination about corporate campaign
> spending, there really is a difference between business and residential
> customers.
> I'll remain neutral on the petition, but, I wanted to prevent any misunderstandings
> about the actual state of policy as the current policy does not provide the
> implied favoritism stated above.

What I want to know is:

Can a person still be 'hidden' as a resi if they have been 'delegated' a
/29 or larger, by an entity that 'holds' IP address space that was
either assigned or allocated by ARIN.


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