This draft represent the initial public discussion of the value of
proactive, reputation intelligence on the Internet and some of the
challenges associated with these services that may be partially
addressed through novel use of IPv6 features and functions.
This document is intended to outline the concept of Internet
reputation intelligence, the benefits it brings to network elements
and endpoints. This draft also addresses the challenges associated
with legacy security systems based on threat-signatures, and some of
the current weaknesses of reputation management systems.