ARIN RPKI TAL deployment issues

Tony Finch dot at
Wed Sep 26 10:42:16 UTC 2018

John Curran <jcurran at> wrote:
> On 26 Sep 2018, at 2:09 AM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at<mailto:morrowc.lists at>> wrote:
> >
> > how is arin's problem here different from that which 'lets encrypt' is
> > facing with their Cert things?
> The “Let’s encrypt” subscriber agreement (current version 1.2, 15 Nov
> 2018) includes "indemnify and hold harmless” clause, and parties
> affirmatively agree to those terms by requesting that ISRG issue a
> "Let’s Encrypt” Certificate to you.

The difference is that the Let's Encrypt agreement is for people obtaining
certificates from them. The ARIN equivalent would be the agreement for
ARIN members.

Let's Encrypt does not require an agreement from relying parties (i.e.
browser users), whereas ARIN does.

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