Re: ARIN RPA updated (again) to address TAL distribution (Re: ARIN RPKI services terms/conditions - Change to Management of the Trust Anchor Locator for ARINʼs RPKI Service)

John Curran jcurran at
Thu Sep 29 22:26:18 UTC 2022

> On 29 Sep 2022, at 6:12 PM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
>> However, your point is taken and ARIN shall endeavor to make terms and
>> conditions for use of the TAL and the ARIN repository clearer in this
>> regard.
>> As alluded to above, the attached ARIN announcement from today notes
>> that the ARIN RPA has now been updated (again) specifically to improve
>> its clarity regarding the ability to distribute the ARIN TAL.
> so carefully worded
> the following is a binary question.  yes or no, please
>  may i include the arin tal in my software product with neither i nor
>  the user of the product being encumbered, signing anything, ... as
>  with the other RIRs?

Randy - 


	From the revised RPA -  "Notwithstanding the foregoing, You are specifically allowed to publicly distribute the ARIN TAL, including by embedding the ARIN TAL in relying party software;”


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers

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