[anti-abuse-wg] RIPE Database Proxy Service Issues
Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Wed Jan 2 20:43:36 CET 2013
* Thor Kottelin: > But Axel Pawlik also wrote: > >> > On 6 March 2012, the RIPE NCC proposed to change the default behaviour >> > of the query system to instead return only "ALLOWED" results if a user >> > had reached their daily personal data query limit, but there was >> > disagreement over this on the mailing list so the change was not >> > implemented. > > He also referred to > http://www.ripe.net/ripe/mail/archives/db-wg/2012-March/003885.html, wherein > it is stated: 'The current blocking mechanism works on the basis of all or > nothing. If you are not blocked, you can successfully query for any data in > the RIPE Database. If you are blocked (either temporarily or permanently), > any query from you is rejected with a "Denied access" error message.' > > I assume that the above explains your predicament. Oh, it seems so. I guess it would be nice to have an option which says, "please process this query in a way which does not cause blocking". I mistakenly assumed that "-r" would be that option, but it actually isn't.