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Re: Has PSI been assigned network 1?
> (And it is slow. I would like to be able to establish a connection > and do a thousand of queries. Some my nasty scripts call whois > several thousand times.) > > It also lacks query functions (what are all networks i'm supposed > to hear from peer X?, which networks Lollypop Inc. owns?) > > For example, one menu of Sprint's internal database: > > Please enter customer ID [type Return if not known]: > > You may try to find the customer by: > > 1) Organization name > 2) City name > 3) Name of a person > 4) Telephone/fax number > 5) E-mail address > 6) IP network address > 7) Dial-in phone number > > Your choice? > The RPS folks are chartered to work on these types of tools as well as some "what-if" extentions, so that you can check what will happen if you change your policy, before committing the update. > PGP is fine; what about security for on-line interfaces; and who > guarantees security of RS machines? The RS security is, by nessesity, host based. There are filtering MAC bridges in place, single use passwords, and we are working on end2end encryption. I expect that the encryption will be inplace within the quarter. > A multimillion corporation cannot put its business at risk of > being dependent on a machine controlled by somebody else, w/o > contractual obligations on adequate security. > > [I understand that i want too much, but then...] Not any more than other multimillion dollar entities... :) --bill