ARIN discussing change of bulk WHOIS policy.

Oscar Robles-Garay just forwarded this proposed policy change from the address world to the Names Council’s whois Task Force. The suggested policy change: ARIN is going to include point of contact information with their WHOIS bulk data. Access to …

Oscar Robles-Garay just forwarded this proposed policy change from the address world to the Names Council’s whois Task Force. The suggested policy change: ARIN is going to include point of contact information with their WHOIS bulk data. Access to bulk data is tied to an Acceptable Use Policy: The ARIN WHOIS data is for Internet operational or technical research purposes pertaining to Internet operations only. It may not be used for advertising, direct marketing, marketing research, or similar purposes. Use of the ARIN WHOIS data for these activities is explicitly forbidden.