[ppml] Comment on "Policy Proposal 2006-1" (Residential Privacy modification)
> I believe that the research and other value of having the
> non-specific location data are beneficial to the community and
> should be preserved. As such, while I accept the idea of not
> publishing complete address information, I still think that it is
> a bad idea to stop publishing City and non-specific postal
> code information.
Non-specific location data...
A private residence
A business office
What legitimate research need requires more than this?
> I remember a number of people coming to the microphone and
> talking about their uses of the data. I don't remember CAIDA
> being at the meeting, but, I think they use this data on a regular
> basis. I know Martin Hannigan outlined several legitimate uses
> of the data.
Voices in the ether; here today, gone tomorrow.
If there is no ARIN document that defines legitimate
research uses of ARIN's published whois directory, then
the need doesn't exist. Voices in the ether need