Proof of ownership; when someone demands you remove a prefix

Jason Hellenthal jhellenthal at
Tue Mar 13 01:39:40 UTC 2018

How about signed ownership ? ( if you are able to update the record … and it is able to be signed then shouldn’t that be proof enough of ownership of the ASN ?

If you can update a forward DNS record then you can have the reverse record updated in the same sort of fashion and signed by a third party to provide first party of authoritative ownership… Assuming you have an assigned ASN and the admin has taken the time to let alone understand the concept and properly prove the identity in the first place… (EV cert ?)

Just a light opinion from …

Trust is a big issue these days and validation even worse given SSL trust.


The fact that there's a highway to Hell but only a stairway to Heaven says a lot about anticipated traffic volume.

> On Mar 12, 2018, at 21:20, George William Herbert <george.herbert at> wrote:
> Ownership?...
> (Duck)
> -george 
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Mar 12, 2018, at 4:11 PM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
>> it's a real shame there is no authorative cryptographically verifyable
>> attestation of address ownership.

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