[arin-ppml] Analogies

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Mon May 2 20:54:58 EDT 2011

On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 8:46 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 6:43 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 7:13 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>>> On May 3, 2011, at 12:47 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>> "Any network found to host photoshopped pornography of Republican
>> political candidates is subject to having its number resources
>> revoked."
> ARIN probably needs to surrender the ability to revoke IP addresses
> based on censorship grounds back to the community, by putting a clause
> in the RSA restricting ARIN from revoking resources for that reason,
> if it even has
> maintained such an ability, so a policy cannot ever revoke resources
> for the purpose of targetting  content  served by hosts using an IP address.
> ARIN is concerned with stewardship of resources, and management
> of what content or traffic can be exchanged by hosts assigned those resources,
> is, and should be out of the scope of IP addressing and DNS policy.
> That type of policy simply should not be allowed, even if the community finds
> certain activity hosts using IP or DNS resources can perform to be abhorrent.
> Any censorship can be determined by the network service providers exchanging
> the data, and by the relevant jurisdictions the hosts reside in;
> there is no need
> for ARIN to intervene there.
> Would the community actually adopt a policy like that? No...
> How about
> "Any network found to be harboring spammers or hackers, will have its
> number resources revoked and automatically become ineligible
> to receive any additional resources in the future.
> Consistent existence of listing by a recognized public DNS RBL
> of any assigned IP address, for a period of 24 hours or longer,
> will result in a single warning;  if not corrected, all resources will
> be temporarily revoked after 7 days.
> If the IP address is not found in good standing with the RBL
> within 21 days, revokation becomes permanent.
> "
> That's probably something more likely to be proposed seriously
> --
> -JH
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At which point all you would have to do is bribe the RBL's to list
your competitors.

Jeffrey Lyon, Leadership Team
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