[arin-announce] Bulk Whois Terms of Use Consultation

ARIN info at arin.net
Mon Mar 26 15:11:14 EDT 2012

ARIN is seeking community input regarding proposed changes to the Terms 
of Use* (ToU) for bulk copies of ARIN Whois data. The current Terms of 
Use are contained on the Bulk Whois Request Form is available at:

The proposed changes contained in the new Terms of Use are two-fold. 
First, ARIN is aligning standard service language across all of its 
service agreements, and hence changes in the proposed ToU reflect the 
changes previously made to the Registration Services Agreement (RSA), 
Legacy RSA, etc. Second, the proposed changes to the Bulk Whois ToU 
further clarify permissible and impermissible uses of the Bulk Whois data.

The proposed ToU can be found here:

ARIN is seeking comments regarding this proposed change through the ARIN 
Consultation and Suggestion Process (ACSP), available at:

Please submit your comments to the arin-consult at arin.net. You can 
subscribe to the arin-consult mailing list at:

Discussion on arin-consult at arin.net will close at noon EDT, 26 April 2012.

We welcome community-wide participation. Please address any process 
questions to info at arin.net.


Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

* "Terms of Use" is replacing "Acceptable Use Policy"

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