[CRISP-TEAM] Fwd: Re: Draft response/position: IANA IPR issues

Alan Barrett apb at cequrux.com
Tue Jan 6 10:53:32 CET 2015

On Sat, 03 Jan 2015, Izumi Okutani wrote:
>To follow up on this -
> - My current understanding is that this is not an area affected by
>   NTIA's stewardship transition.
>   (IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA second level domains and not a
>   TLD ".arpa")
> - We already cover the relationship with the IETF on IN-ADDR.ARPA  and
>   IP6.ARPA in Section I.
>Based on this understanding, I'm trying to understand what issues we 
>may have if we don't cover this.
>If there are no major concerns by not covering this in our proposal I 
>would prefer to focus our resources on other issues.

Regarding intellectual property rights for IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA issues,
I still hold the opinion that I stated earlier:

>> I think that the data associated with managing the subdomains 
>> under IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA domains, should be subject 
>> to the same intellectual property considerations as the data 
>> associated with the allocation or assignment of IPv4 and IPv6 
>> addresses (which is also reflected in the WHOIS database).

I would prefer it if we explicitly mention that.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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