gagging *IX directors re snoop/block orders
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Fri Feb 17 16:46:59 UTC 2017
There is one problem: The article is factually incorrect on multiple points. So comparing A to B when B is a fairy tale does not make much sense.
The proposed constitutional changes are in the public domain.
P.S. Full disclosure, I am a LINX director. So maybe I’m saying this to protect myself. If only you could read the proposed changes and decide for yourself. Oh, wait….
> On Feb 17, 2017, at 11:07 AM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> wrote:
> Just meant it as a parallel operational example. Both situations, while legally
> distinct, present the same operational issues.
> Purposely breaking things - and then being required to keep the breakage secret -
> is going to mess up a whole lot of things. (How does Chinese operators handle this?)
> Additionally the snooping is an issue, though I can't imagine anyone depends on
> an IX for maintaining secrecy at a contract level :/ Today's realities.
> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 10:03:00AM -0600, Mike Hammett said:
>> I'm not sure Cogent is on any IXes?
>> Mike Hammett
>> Intelligent Computing Solutions
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ken Chase" <math at sizone.org>
>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>> Sent: Friday, February 17, 2017 9:56:23 AM
>> Subject: gagging *IX directors re snoop/block orders
>> And when you go to figure out why that IP wont ping through Cogent on
>> your exchange, and start troubleshooting but can't get any answers
>> as to why things are bust...
>> [ Clearly now an operational issue for NANOG. ]
>> Purposely breaking routing and not being able to talk about why is going to
>> set many orgs at odds with their basic operational charters. I expect that
>> a paid service will work when it's provided, including help debugging their end.
>> This is slightly different from a service provider, ostensibly you can
>> go elsewhere to get service - but when you are a member of a nonprofit *IX
>> (as we are with TorIX), things get a lot more complex.
>> I imagine contract lawyers are going to be all over this.
>> (their typo in the url)
> Ken Chase - math at sizone.org Guelph/Toronto Canada
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