Arrogant RBL list maintainers

Michelle Sullivan matthew at sorbs.net
Wed Dec 16 11:09:05 CST 2009


Please reply to the list, not me and the list!

Sven Olaf Kamphuis wrote:
> thing is that it's illegal to maintain a database with "personal details"
> which ip addresses according to various german courts are (don't ask..
> mmk? ;) ofcourse we all know ip addresses identify nodes on a network, not
> persons, but the germans seem to mainain a different view on this,
> despite us isps being the owners of the internet and not the german
> government ;).
>
> therefore we are not even -allowed- to cooperate with trend micro *grin*
>
> sometimes laws really come in handy you know ;)
>
>   

Based on what you say there, then the RIPE whois database cannot contain 
the information either because it to would be maintaining a database of 
"personal details"...

Love to hear the legal battle on that one! <grin>


Michelle




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