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Data Sharing for Restricted CAIDA Datasets
CAIDA provides access to several categories of restricted datasets: macroscopic topology measurements (e.g. the IPv4 Routed /24 Topology Dataset, anonymized internet traces (e.g. the Anonymized Internet Traces 2013 Dataset, a DDoS Attack in 2007, the DNS root/gTLD RTT Dataset, and several datasets from the UCSD Network Telescope, including backscatter datasets (e.g. The Backscatter-2008 Dataset). For a full list see our Data Overview.

The first graph provides a view of user interest for the main categories of restricted dataset provide by CAIDA. For each year two columns show the total number of requests received (left column) and the total number of requests approved (right column).

The second graph shows the TLD distribution, extracted from the email addresses of our users, to get an overview of the type of user of CAIDA data (e.g., educational, commercial, government, etc.) and, from country-level TLDs, the geographic distribution of our users. The graph shows the most popular TLDs over the years.

The table below shows the number of requests for all restricted datasets combined approved by CAIDA since 2002. This typically is about 75% to 80% of the requests received. CAIDA has been tracking this information in detail since about 2008. Earlier numbers have been reconstructed from email archives and are only estimates.

Request Statistics by data category

Last update: 2019-Mar-18 08:22:05 UTC

TotalJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
201961341512
2018370402843383720302125333322
2017445443965443032332227453925
2016675525763616063553846566856
2015597514067535046553668445136
2014601513548496050593552476253
2013615515665494143444239646655
2012525374234515243473641386044
2011478265547454541423441274332
2010426252770394634271839363530
2009361121932391932452142314227
2008296193925281630271915252528
200718711152219241414146161913
20061791017269227141914131810
20051711191919141610109251910
200496539951078612148
200375359398564977
200211000010022330

The breakup of these requests for each main category of restricted data is given in these separate tables.

Geographical Distribution of Users of Restricted Data

Last updated on 2019-Mar-18 08:33:31 UTC

eduUS Educational1390nlNetherlands20egEgypt4
cnChina855mxMexico18mmMyanmar (Burma)4
inIndia293ieIreland17npNepal4
ukUnited Kingdom259huHungary16catCatalonia (Spain)3
comCommercial (.com)213nzNew Zealand15bdBangladesh3
krKorea (South)161fiFinland15cyCyprus3
deGermany136saSaudi Arabia14usUnited States3
brBrazil130czCzech Republic14qaQatar3
caCanada125noNorway12uaUkraine2
jpJapan114euEuropean Union12lkSri Lanka2
itItaly108thThailand12bgBulgaria2
frFrance94dkDenmark12kwKuwait2
twTaiwan76ruRussia10suUSSR (former)2
auAustralia68joJordan10uyUruguay2
orgNon-Profit Organization65ngNigeria10meMontenegro2
myMalaysia60arArgentina10omOman2
esSpain58zaSouth Africa9ecEcuador2
ilIsrael53maMorocco8etEthiopia2
plPoland46rsSerbia7eusBasque language2
hkHong Kong46atAustria7lvLatvia2
govUS Government41tnTunisia6bfBurkina Faso1
grGreece41luLuxembourg6keKenya1
trTurkey41psPalestine6snSenegal1
milUS Military37phPhilippines5crCosta Rica1
chSwitzerland37clChile5bhBahrain1
ptPortugal36roRomania5eeEstonia1
pkPakistan33hrCroatia (Hrvatska)5pePeru1
seSweden29lbLebanon5ioBritish Indian Ocean Territory1
sgSingapore28skSlovak Republic5byBelarus1
idIndonesia25aeUnited Arab Emirates5tu-dar1
beBelgium24siSlovenia4institute1
coColombia22iqIraq4mtMalta1
netNetwork (.net)22dzAlgeria4baBosnia and Herzegovina1
vnViet Nam21ltLithuania4ugUganda1

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