Article on spammers and their infrastructure

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Thu Dec 24 18:17:15 CST 2009


On Dec 24, 2009, at 8:59 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:

[…]

>> I am sure that your interpretation was the original intent of the policy
>> text. However, the wording could also be read in a way that allows an LIR to
>> just provide registry services, without providing any connectivity services.
> 
> That's one hell of a stretch.  Registry services aren't needed if they 
> don't have the IP space, so saying that the service the end user is buying 
> that justifies the IP assignment is 'registration services' is a circular 
> argument.

Of course - but if you wanted to provide services to spammers and their friends it's the sort of stretch you'd find yourself making.

Regards,

Leo



More information about the NANOG mailing list