[Collisions] "controlled interruption" - 127/8 versus RFC1918 space

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at nic.br
Mon Jan 13 15:09:11 UTC 2014

>> Or their helpdesk went into meltdown as zillions of customers complain about getting some weird message about name collisions instead of their usual kitten pictures. From their perspective, somebody else changed something that caused them breakage. I understand that in the US this tends to result in lawsuits. YMMV.
> Yup, exactly -- *someone changed something*. I believe that it is the
> responsibility of the organization who made the change (ICANN) to foot
> the bill. They can recover this from the folk they are making the
> changes for if they like...

Considering who made the change is a tripartite division between ICANN, US Government and root zone operator, there are 3 organizations one can sue. 


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