Who uses bulk access to WHOIS data?

Some discussions on the WHOIS task force brought up a relatively fundamental question: Who does actually make use of the bulk access provisions from the Registrar Accreditation Agreement? For what purposes are these data being used in practice? I’…

Some discussions on the WHOIS task force brought up a relatively fundamental question: Who does actually make use of the bulk access provisions from the Registrar Accreditation Agreement? For what purposes are these data being used in practice? I’d welcome any pointers.