[arin-ppml] Squatting the argument against Prop-266 (Was: Solving the squatting problem)

Michel Py michel at arneill-py.sacramento.ca.us
Fri May 17 12:55:13 EDT 2019

> David Farmer wrote :
> You make an excellent point, I think squatting with its prevalence and longevity make the point
> that the RIRs, and IANA, don't have the ability to enforce anything about how routers are
> configured. The RIRs and IANA simply coordinate those that consent to be coordinated, the moment
> anyone withdraws that consents to their coordination, the RIRs no longer have any power.  

> If proponents of Prop-266 believe the RIRs are powerless to do anything about squatting how do
> the RIRs have the power to do anything about accidental or malicious route announcmnets either.
> I think squatting is the thread that unravels the argument for Prop-266. Thanks.

You're very welcome !


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