[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-180 ISP Private Reassignment

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Aug 11 05:21:21 EDT 2012

On Aug 10, 2012, at 19:20 , Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 8/9/12, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> some legitimate contact address for the customer in question. Ideally
>> the one where they would prefer to receive service of legal process.
> I think many organizations would prefer to not receive service of
> legal process at any address.

ROFL... Well, sure. However, given a requirement of receiving legal process,
the question is of the available addresses, which would they prefer.

Not receiving legal process really isn't an available option.

> The org address listed in WHOIS should be a mailing address that is an
> authoritative contact for both the organization and the network.
> Example uses of a mailing address could include:
> (*) Verification of of identity on the part of upstreams and
> prospective peers,  by proof of ability to receive mail, or comparison
> to other records.
> (*) Contact by letter sent via postal mail or private courier as a
> last resort, for reporting technical or abuse issues, that for some
> reason the e-mail based or telephone contact was not responsive for,
> for example, the telephone may be malfunctioning, or disconnected,
> and someone forgot to update WHOIS.
> (*) Reporting of network abuse issues,  by going there in person to
> report face-to-face or via courier/postal mail, where the technical
> contact was believed to be complicit in the abuse for some reason.
> (*)  Reporting of possible hacker compromises impacting the mail
> server that  the technical contact's mail is hosting on,  or  when
> e-mail is otherwise returned as undeliverable  or not acknowledged.

All additional valid uses of the address.


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