Article on spammers and their infrastructure

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at
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.



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