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

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Fri Sep 21 12:51:26 EDT 2012

On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 12:33 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 12:11 AM, Jeffrey Lyon
> <jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net> wrote:
>> There isn't actually any tangible risk in my specific scenario, i'm
>> just giving ARIN benefit of the doubt. Generally, there is a bigger
>> risk of having to name ARIN in a lawsuit just to get them to change a
>> record, thereby costing members substantially in legal fees. They
>> money they save by not taking a hard line approach could be used in
>> part to buy a really awesome liability insurance plan.
>> Businesses are expected to take certain reasonable, acceptable risks
>> in order to serve their customers. ARIN shouldn't be any different.
> Hi Jeffrey,
> A quick point: you haven't publicly described your scenario in
> sufficient detail for anyone to consider and assess whether ARIN's
> actions should or shouldn't be any different than they have been. If
> you want the rest of us to consider your problem, you should correct
> that oversight. If not, this is probably an issue best addressed
> privately between the folks who you've chosen to make privy to the
> details.
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
> --
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> 3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
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I can't go into a lot of detail about my specific case as there is now
a court filing from what I understand. My bigger goal here is to
compel ARIN to adopt a process similar to UDRP that would allow
resource holder's to enforce their rights without blowing their rainy
day fund on a lawyer.

Jeffrey A. Lyon, CISSP
President, Black Lotus Communications
mobile: (757) 304-0668 | gtalk: jeffrey.lyon at gmail.com | skype: blacklotus.net

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