[arin-ppml] audit tools and techniques

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Nov 10 07:27:58 EST 2010

On Nov 10, 2010, at 3:53 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> One thing that does concern me though is the following:
> "... Distribution of derivative data is only permitted with the express written permission of ARIN and under the same terms as this AUP..."
> Would summary totals be considered derivative data?  Meaning that if
> I were to sign a bulk AUP, write an an awk script that counted the
> numbers of networks in the no-valid-poc-resource-report.txt file
> and typed in a numerical total in a post on PPML would I be in violation
> of the AUP?
> It seems to me that most people would merely be interested in the
> totals anyway - would ARIN consider putting a "total number of
> Number Resources Without Valid POCs is currently at XXXX" on the
> download page?

Ted - 
  Please consider this express written permission to produce 
  summary totals and to distribute them to PPML as desired
  (and we'll work on adding invalid POC summary stats to the
  public number resources statistics reports)


John Curran
President and CEO


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