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ACSP Suggestion 2015.7: Increase Visibility of Whois Inaccuracy Reporting Form

Suggestion

Author:
Anonymous
Submitted On:
14 May 2015

Description: I had hard time locating the WHOIS Inaccuracy page on the ARIN page: https://www.arin.net/public/whoisinaccuracy/index.xhtml. Is there a way you can place it on the ARIN main page where it will be very visible and easy to access?

Value to Community: The benefit is to ensure the WHOIS is accurate for operational security, abuse correction and administrative clarity. As the WHOIS database is one of the main functions of ARIN, it is important to have easy and clear reporting mechanisms.

Timeframe: Immediate

Status:
Closed
Updated:
13 July 2015

Tracking Information

ARIN Comment

27 May 2015

Thank you for your suggestion, numbered 2015.7 upon confirmed receipt, to make the Whois Inaccuracy Reporting page more prominent and easier to locate on the ARIN website. Staff will be looking further into options regarding your suggestion and follow up with a suggested plan of action within the next couple of weeks. This suggestion will remain open until we determine and implement a solution.

ARIN Comment

13 July 2015

Thank you for your suggestion, numbered 2015.7 upon confirmed receipt, to make the Whois Inaccuracy Reporting page more prominent and easier to locate on the ARIN website. We have added a link to the Whois Inaccuracy Reporting form to the homepage in the Highlights box. We hope that this will make the reporting form easier for users to locate in the future.

This suggestion is now completed and closed.

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