Arin Smack down?

Martin Renschler (EWU) Martin.Renschler at
Thu Nov 21 18:31:54 UTC 2002

tried the link and entered my PacBell home DSL static IP address and was shocked to see my private name come up behind CustName field! Wrong Address though.
CustName:   Martin Renschler
Address:    268 Bush St San Francisco CA 94104
Country:    US
RegDate:    2002-08-27
Updated:    2002-08-27

NetRange: - 
NetName:    SBC067116xxxxxx020827
NetHandle:  NET-67-116-xxx-xxx-1
Parent:     NET-67-112-0-0-1
NetType:    Reassigned
Comment:    For Policy Abuse issues, contact: abuse at
              For Technical issues, contact: noc at
RegDate:    2002-08-27
Updated:    2002-08-27

Isn't this violating privacy rules? Geez!
(private mail not representing my employer's opinion...)

-----Original Message-----
From: Johannes Ullrich [mailto:jullrich at]
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 5:46 AM
To: Joe; nanog at
Subject: Re: Arin Smack down?

> Perhaps something I've mised, but is ARIN.Net no longer handling
> lookups? I usually use them to find offending users but got this
> when doing a lookup.
> No match for 

I did have the same problem yesterday (Wednesday). Looks like it
is working today. Maybe some leftover bug from their conversion
to the new formats? Or just high load...

you can try our ipinfo page, which caches whois queries. If you
are lucky, someone else looked up the same ip...

jullrich at             Collaborative Intrusion Detection

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