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

hostmaster at uneedus.com hostmaster at uneedus.com
Fri Jun 2 11:42:42 EDT 2017

I think the true reason the ARIN blockholder gets the notice is that whois 
lookups can be automated, and it is a bit harder to automate a lookup in 
the correct library of congress copyright database.  Connectivity 
providers that actually do not host should not be getting these notices at 
all, but how would you automate that?  Most of these notices are totally 
generated with automation, no human review at all for things like "Fair 

Albert Erdmann
Network Administrator
Paradise On Line Inc.

On Fri, 2 Jun 2017, Larry Ash wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Jun 2017 15:56:56 +0000
> Richard J Letts <rjletts at uw.edu> wrote:
>> Specifically: DMCA violation notices go to the SWIPed contacts instead of 
>> the original holder.
> Sorry but that is only the theory. In practice they tend to go to the 
> original holder. 80 to 90%
> of the DMCA notices I get are on addresses that are SWIPed and should be sent 
> to the listed contacts
> but I have to handle them. (the other 10-20% I am the listed contact as all 
> networks are SWIPed)
> What the DMCA complainant knows is that in almost all cases the SWIPed 
> contacts has no knowledge of networking
> or DMCA issues. Other than for a small help in dealing with law enforcement 
> and ARIN itself I consider the
> SWIP requirement a total waste of time.
> However as a good netizen and due to issues with ARIN when I requested 
> additional ipv4 several years ago relative to
> /30 and /32 assignments we SWIP all assignments in v4 down to /32
>> /RjL
>> From: ARIN-PPML [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Martin 
>> Hannigan
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 7:58 PM
>> To: Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us>; arin-ppml at arin.net
>> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2017-5: Equalization of 
>> Assignment Registration requirements between IPv4 and IPv6
>> Someone want to remind us all of what the "benefits" of SWIP are?
>> Best,
>> -M<
> Larry Ash
> Network Administrator
> Mountain West Telephone
> 123 W 1st St.
> Casper, WY 82601
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