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CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces Request Form
Anonymized passive traffic traces are available for use by academic researchers and US government agencies. These data are also available for corporate entities (including corporate researchers) who participate in CAIDA's membership program. Information on membership levels, services, and rates is found on the CAIDA Sponsorship Information page, or by emailing sponsorship@caida.org.

Please, complete and submit the form below to request access to anonymized passive traffic trace data. It usually takes about two to three business days to process your request. Upon approval you will receive an email with instructions on how to download the data you requested. If you have any questions or problems using this form, please contact data-info@caida.org.

For information about using CAIDA data, please see the CAIDA Data Usage FAQ

Required fields are indicated by an asterisk (*).
*Relationship to CAIDA:    I am an academic researcher / faculty advisor / student
   I am a CAIDA sponsor
   I am a U.S. government contractor
   I am from a U.S. government agency
   Other (please specify):
*First (Given) Name: 
*Last (Family) Name: 
*Phone Number: 
*Full name of your Institution/Company: 
*Mailing Address (include country): 
*Your email at this Institution/Company: 
(an academic email address is required for academic researchers/students)
*Position:     Professor/Principal investigator      
   Student      
   Other (please specify):       
Advisor's Name (required for students): 
URL of your project
(if available): 
* Which datasets are you requesting access access to?
( please check the appropriate box(es) )
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2016 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2015 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2014 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2013 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2012 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2011 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2010 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2009 Dataset (high-speed traces/commercial backbone)
CAIDA Anonymized Internet Traces 2008 Dataset (OC192 traces/commercial backbone)
If you already have a password to access CAIDA's Anonymized Internet Traces, Telescope or DDoS datasets, check the following box to retain the password.
Have password?    I already have a password, and would like to keep it.

* Please submit a detailed 1-2 paragraph description summarizing your research goals.

How many PhD students will use the data? (if applicable):
How many Masters students will use the data? (if applicable):
How many other students will use the data? (if applicable):

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Acceptable Use Agreement

CAIDA strongly favors wide dissemination of its datasets to legitimate researchers, and CAIDA also takes seriously its obligation to responsibly disclose datasets which may present a risk if misused.

Please read the terms of the CAIDA Acceptable Use Agreement below: (printable version in PDF format)

*Enter your initials if you have read and agree to the terms set forth above:    

When referencing this dataset, the use agreement requires inclusion of the following text:

The CAIDA UCSD Anonymized <YEAR> Internet Traces - <dates used>
http://www.caida.org/data/passive/passive_<YEAR>_dataset.xml
where <YEAR> is the year of the dataset you are using. Also, please, report your publication to CAIDA.

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