[NOC] ARIN contact needed: something bad happens with legacy IPv4 block's reverse delegations

John Curran jcurran at istaff.org
Sun Mar 19 04:40:13 UTC 2017

On 19 Mar 2017, at 12:27 AM, Doug Barton <dougb at dougbarton.us> wrote:
> ...
>> Despite the associated risk, we are happy to install such checks if
>> RIPE requests them, but are this time are processing them as we
>> agreed to do so – which is whenever we receive correctly formatted
>> and properly signed requests from them. (You should inquire to RIPE
>> for more detail regarding their future intentions in this regard.)
> Already did, thanks. :)  Meanwhile, one could make a legitimate argument that even absent specific guidance from RIPE, ARIN should have a sufficient level of concern for the health of the larger Internet to consider unilateral action here. At least in the form of delaying implementation until some human coordination takes place.

We’ll process RIPE’s requests in whatever manner they direct, as it is their 
customers that are affected by whatever decision they make in this regard.    


John Curran
President and CEO

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