Re: [93attendees] Network experiment during the meeting

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Mon, 13 July 2015 20:30 UTC

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On 7/13/2015 1:13 PM, Rolf Winter wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 
> during the meeting we plan to conduct an experiment on the IETF wireless
> network. We will record the broadcast traffic sent over the network with
> the goal of analyzing current applications' use of IP broadcasts. 
...
> http://net.hs-augsburg.de/projects/2015/07/09/ietf-broadcast-analysis.html


Hmmm.  Assurances on that web page notwithstanding doesn't this fall
under human subjects rules for experiments and/or rules of privacy
protection?  For example:

     http://inside.augsburg.edu/irb/

If not, why not?  If so, how have the relevant requirements been satisfied?

Thanks.

d/
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Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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