[arin-ppml] private whois record

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Tue Aug 7 15:23:51 EDT 2012

On 8/7/12 12:17 PM, Chu, Yi [NTK] wrote:
> I doubt you can find the street address of BoA's or CIA network security department in public.  Their customer facing department info is public, but their network org may be considered sensitive.
> The point is some business and gov entities may consider their network records to be sensitive info, and want to keep them away from general public.  As an ISP, it is not my job to question whether they are just hyper-sensitive or not.
> Those reassignments are leaf records, only one hop away from their upstream's LIR records.  Hence if an ISP make a particular leaf network record private, you can always find the immediate upstream ISP and go take up your network problem from there.

What would be wrong with using that customer facing department in the
whois record?


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