[arin-ppml] Regarding unauthorized changes (Re: Policy question)

Steven Noble snoble at sonn.com
Thu Sep 20 23:27:10 EDT 2012


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On Sep 20, 2012, at 7:39 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

> For example, if an organization fires their employee who is also their
> Administrative POC, but ARIN is not informed.    The former
> administrative POC is no longer authorized within the organization to
> make changes.
> If that person,  still listed as a POC for the resource, comes to
> ARIN,   and requests unauthorized changes,  such as a change of
> address,  or deletion of  other contacts, and they are executed,
> because ARIN was never informed that the contact is no longer
> authorized.....
> Will ARIN revert those changes, and replace the Admin POC with the new
> one,  when provided a suitable attestation by the officers of the
> organization?

If said employee was to do that they would probably be in violation of quite a few laws. I suspect it would not be an issue to get enough proof to show ARIN that it happened. 

> If not, perhaps the policy in place is  not really adequate....

There are two (or more) ways to do things. The easy way: ask said fired person to revert it for you, and the hard way: involve the law, which is probably happening anyway. 

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