[lir-wg] RIPE DB abuse by BSA (of all people) ?
Neil Anderson Saunders neil at ednet.co.uk
Fri Apr 25 16:29:58 CEST 2003
Hi, Actually I would like know what steps the NCC takes in the cases where the Database copyright (http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/databaseref-manual.html#A3.1) is breached. Thanks Neil On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Shane Kerr wrote: > Peter, > > On 2003-04-14 22:32:36 +0100, Peter Galbavy wrote: > > I received this today, could be spam (even if 'genuine') but the > > linking of the IP address to me is worrying. I used to be a > > registered contact on the IP range mentioned - years ago, so someone > > obviously has an old RIPE (or ARIN etc.) DB. > > > > I know of no other location that this IP range is linked to my > > personal details. > > > > Is this valid / legal use of the RIPE DB (given it is out of date > > and obviously an offline copy) ? If it isn't, someone in RIPE want > > to pick this up ? > > Thank you for bringing this up. > > We will contact the BSA and find out the details of their use of the > RIPE Database. At the very least, they are using quite old cached > data, and we can help them get more up-to-date records. > > In general, these kinds of problems may be sent to > <ripe-dbm at ripe.net>, unless you wish to discuss them in a public > forum. > > -- > Shane Kerr > Database Group Manager > RIPE NCC > -- > Virus scanned by edNET. > Kind regards, Neil -- Neil Anderson Saunders edNET t: 0845 1199 900 d: +44 131 514 4019 -- This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the sender. Any offers or quotation of service are subject to formal specification. Errors and omissions excepted. Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of edNET or lightershade ltd. Finally, the recipient should check this email and any attachments for the presence of viruses. edNET and lightershade ltd accepts no liability for any damage caused by any virus transmitted by this email. -- -- Virus scanned by edNET.
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