Lightly used IP addresses

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Fri Aug 13 13:59:04 CDT 2010


On Aug 13, 2010, at 2:49 PM, Nathan Eisenberg wrote:

>> Is this upstream going to cut that customer off and
>> lose the revenue, just to satisfy ARIN's bleating? 
> 
> Isn't this a little bit like an SSL daemon?  One which refuses to process a revocation list on the basis of the function of the certificate is useless.  The revocation list only has authority if the agent asks for and processes it.  Would you use this SSL daemon, knowing that it had this bug?
> 

It seems to me that most people trust certificates even if there is no certificate authority at all, revocations or no. So if "you" means "the market," I would say the answer is yes.

Regards
Marshall

> I would consider a transit provider who subverted an ARIN revocation to be disreputable, and seek other sources of transit.
> 
> Best Regards,
> Nathan Eisenberg
> Atlas Networks, LLC
> 
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