Squeezing IPs out of ARIN

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at hezmatt.org
Thu Apr 26 17:54:20 CDT 2012


On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 08:31:44AM -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2012, at 9:57 PM, Jack Bates wrote:
> > I sometimes wonder what happens to that information; if it sits around
> > in an archive somewhere in the vast digital repositories of ARIN
> > awaiting someone to steal it.
> 
> That's a very cynical view. I happen to know that ARIN takes the security
> of that data very seriously and I think they do a good job of protecting
> it.  If you have any reason to believe otherwise, I invite you to offer
> some form of substantiation to support such a claim.

I'm sure that if you s/ARIN/Sony/, s/ARIN/Wordpress/, or s/ARIN/RSA/ (just
to name a few), you'd have found people at some point in the past more than
willing to stand behind the resulting statement.

Just sayin'.

- Matt




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