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

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Sun Mar 19 04:50:45 UTC 2017

On 03/18/2017 09:40 PM, John Curran wrote:
> 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.

I'll let others chime in on whether they they think that's a reasonable 
response. I've already said my piece.

Meanwhile, my offer to help y'all fix your DNS was a sincere one. Feel 
free to hit me up off list.


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