[arin-ppml] Access to list of Number Resources with no valid POCs

Matthew Petach mpetach at netflight.com
Sun Aug 24 19:23:25 EDT 2014

On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 3:47 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:

>  On Aug 24, 2014, at 6:34 PM, Matthew Petach <mpetach at netflight.com>
> wrote:
>    1) If the information above is correct, please confirm by visiting:
>>> https://www.arin.net/public/pocValidation.xhtml?
>>> validationCode=XXXXXXXXXXX
>>> Alternatively, you may confirm by replying to this email.
>  For the truly paranoid, is there a place
>  on arin.net where we can manually
> nagivate to the page, and then
> enter the validation code by
>  hand (or copy-paste it into a
>  web form) so that we can be sure
>  it's going to the right place?
>  To my knowledge, there is not such an option today.   Would you make use
> of
> such (as opposed to simply cut/paste of the URL or using the reply option)?
>  /John
>  John Curran
> President and CEO
I've started worrying more and more about
copy-pasting seemingly-safe URLs
that are UTF-8 encoded with alternate
characters that map to what appear
to be safe ascii characters; the use
of plain-text email helps ameliorate
that risk somewhat, but years of -T
usage in perl have taught me to not
trust any input I haven't validated for

In short--anything arriving into my
inbox, I assume to be potentially
compromised; much like with credit
card companies, I prefer to dial
their number myself, before giving
any important information out.


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