The I in RPKI does not stand for Identity

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Authors Randy Bush  , Russ Housley 
Last updated 2021-03-16
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There is a false notion that Internet Number Resources (INRs) in the RPKI can be associated with the real world identity of the 'owner' of an INR. This document attempts to put that notion to rest.


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Russ Housley (

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