Article on spammers and their infrastructure

Paul Timmins paul at telcodata.us
Thu Dec 31 13:32:21 CST 2009


Barry Shein wrote:
> The obvious change RIRs could make would be to make sure the contracts
> they allocate resources under give them the latitude to cancel those
> contracts if certain boundaries of behavior are breached.
>
> YES I REALIZE EASIER SAID THAN DONE.
>
> But just as allocation of resources is not a transfer of ownership to
> the allocatee by the same reasoning cancellation of that allocation
> for breach of contract is just a withdrawal of said license, not a
> "taking".
>   
Cool. Then you just have to figure out how to unilaterally withdraw a 
resource that doesn't have a centralized automated verification system. 
Taking you out of whois doesn't automatically take you out of people's 
BGP tables, after all.
-Paul




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