[arin-ppml] Fraud reporting and self-incrimination

Hannigan, Martin marty at akamai.com
Fri Nov 5 21:58:28 EDT 2010

On 11/5/10 4:30 PM, "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at ipinc.net> wrote:

> It occurs to me that if a network manager at an org that fraudulently
> obtained IP addressing from ARIN were to be, lets say, fired, and if
> in revenge he were to contact ARIN and be willing to provide testimony
> under deposition that he knowingly fraudulently obtained said resources,
> that any decent attorney would tell him before he opened his mouth
> to ARIN that he secure a guarantee from ARIN that he would NOT be
> prosecuted for breaking the law. (ie: a whistle-blower clause)  Said
> attorney might also advise that the org might obtain his name through
> legal discovery and proceed to file a civil lawsuit for NDA or trade
> secret violations, would they not?

Do you think we could get another year or two our of v4 if we are able to
recover any addresses that are being utilized fraudulently?

Ron? Ted? Leo?



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