[AfrICANN-discuss] [AFRI-Discuss] Call for topics: Joint AFRALO-AfrICANN meeting for ICANN67

Dr Eberhard W Lisse el at lisse.NA
Wed Jan 15 12:12:30 UTC 2020


you are of course right (never mind the issues of scale), but remember,
this is the AFRALO/AfrICAN waffle session, where prepared resolution is
read, approved by whoever could get their trip funded to sit around
there and then consigned to the trash bin.


On 15/01/2020 13:56, Michele Neylon - Blacknight wrote:

> Why would an “end user” care? Why would anyone want to make it more

> complicated and scary to get online? Surely this is an issue for

> industry and not the “end user”?


> Most of the DNS abuse issues at the moment are due to providers not

> looking after their own networks / devices or acting on abuse reports.


> It’s not a coincidence that we end up having to block entire countries

> from our network on a regular basis


> While the goal of Barrack’s proposal might be honourable I don’t think

> it’s particularly practical or realistic


> To use an analogy.


> You can train someone to check the oil in their car, which in the DNS

> space could be akin to making sure that software was kept up to date


> But pushing DNS abuse knowledge would be like expecting me to be able

> to strip my car down


> Regards


> Michele


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