[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Equalization of Assignment Registration requirements between IPv4 and IPv6

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jul 13 00:58:39 EDT 2017

> When applying this to IPv6 (and forgive my lack of knowledge) but part of
> the address is identifying the physical interface (hardware).  Seems a SWIP
> registration should be on that part of the address and then regardless of
> service provider that host will always be identified the same, owned by Bob
> Smith. As a service provider (SDWAN provider) I would NAT their network
> portion of their traffic to return to me, but keep the host the same.
> If I'm trying to hide the identity of the host by doing a full NAT with an
> encrypted tunnel, I'm clearly up to no good and shouldn't be trusted by
> content providers anyway. Trying to hide who I am is not security, it's
> trying to disguise myself to obtain something my actual ID would not allow
> me to, or I wouldn't want someone knowing I'm trying to obtain something.

For better or worse, the IETF (and the OS vendors) have put significant effort
into making sure that the above is completely and utterly false for all practical


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