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Re: SSL for IRR queries?
On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Stephen Griffin wrote: > In the referenced message, Tony Tauber said: > > > > If there's a desire to trust information garnered > > from the Internet Routing Registry (eg. RADB, RIPE), > > it would seem that one would like a way to verify > > the server responding to queries. > > At this time, I think verification and sanity-checking > of the data that goes into the IRR is more important than > that which comes out of it. > > There is a plethora of stale registrations, entities who > don't register (*cough*701*cough*), and at least one entity > which is robo-proxy-registering routes "in the wild" (due to > the folks who don't register.) I understand your gripe but am not interested in boiling the ocean today. If there were a *subset* of information that one was prepared to trust somewhat, the modest enhancement of more verifiable queries would be nice and, I think, fairly cheap to add. Tony