Class "B" IP BLOCK
ren at gweep.net
Sun May 4 18:10:46 UTC 2003
There are gweep.net peeps all over the East Coast, including Canada. If
you don't understand what gweeps have done for the community you just
haven't been invited to participate yet.
FWIW, jzp is looking into the Enteract concerns listed below.
At 10:49 AM 5/4/2003 -0700, ddragon at hushmail.com wrote:
> > Hmm, while we're at it, what relationship do you have with
> > Erie Forge and Steel, other than squatting on some of their
> > address space.
> > Perhaps 18.104.22.168/16 is another example of hijacked address
> > space.
>Perhaps you should learn the facts, before getting your stalk on and
>contributing to this off-topic witch hunt.
>Once upon a time, enterprises like Erie Forge were assigned class B's
>of IP space. As a technologically progressive organization, Erie
>seized the opportunity, and emerged as one of the first in the steel
>industry to have most of their terminals, servers, printers, and even
>casting equipment connected to the Internet.
>Over the years, technology and operational practices evolved. No
>longer does one need massive provider-independent space to connect to
>the Internet; for many small to medium sized businesses, a simple
>application proxy or NAT box and internal address space is adequate.
>Despite your baseless claims to the contrary, the Information
>Technology staff of Erie Forge and Steel is well aware, and approving,
>of the current usage of their IP space. What you consider
>"hijacking", they consider innovation, and an opportunity to give back
>to the Internet community that's allowed them to prosper over the
>Getting down to business, I have three larger concerns with the style
>and content of your posting.
>One, the NANOG AUP (http://www.nanog.org/aup.html) clearly states:
>"7. Postings to the list must be made using real, identifiable names
>and addresses, rather than aliases."
>With that in mind, I respectfully ask that Susan Harris and the NANOG
>moderators require that you come into compliance with their policy,
>and boot you off the list post-haste, should you fail to do so. I'm
>appalled that you would even begin to point out shortcomings in
>others, when you've neglected to follow such simple rules of decency
>Second, could you please do something about the high volume of spam
>originating from and/or referencing your network? You must be too clueless
>to take any action, or black hat spam heaven (if not a spammer yourself,
> for letting this go on under your watch), from the gist of the postings
>I've read. Kai Schlichting and the gentlemen on SPAM-L and NANAE will
>be able to cooberate these reports.
>Third, can you explain to me the following:
>EnterAct EACT-ROUTERS-03 (NET-207-229-159-44-1) 22.214.171.124 -
>EnterAct EACT-ROUTERS-02 (NET-207-229-159-20-1) 126.96.36.199 -
>EnterAct EACT-VHOST-NT03 (NET-207-229-159-52-1) 188.8.131.52 -
>EnterAct EACT-CUST-NERGE (NET-207-229-166-224-1) 184.108.40.206 -
>EnterAct EACT-APM-TS01 (NET-216-80-19-0-1) 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
>EnterAct EACT-APM-COLO01 (NET-216-80-19-32-1) 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
>EnterAct EACT-APM-SERVERS01 (NET-216-80-19-48-1) 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
>EnterAct EACT-CUST-EADSL (NET-216-80-31-88-1) 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
>EnterAct EACT-CUST-DSL-01 (NET-216-80-0-0-2) 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
>These prefixes belonging to "EnterAct" are advertised by RCN. Are they
>illlegal customer advertisements, or are you just too clueless to update
>their SWIP records in accordiance with the same ARIN policy you wish
>to see applied to others, now that RCN has acquired EnterAct? Perhaps
>we all should filter them now, and ask questions and carry out an
>later? I hope Rob Thomas is taking note, I'm sure these are not only
>bogons, but violate some secret RFC (yeah dude, that's the ticket) documenting
>reversed IP space.
>Wait, that's not all. I see you have mail servers inside:
>OrgName: GweepCo Cooperative Network
>Address: 15 Lee Street Suite 1
>Address: Worcester MA, 01609
>NetRange: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
>NetType: Direct Assignment
>TechName: Provo, Joseph Z.
>TechEmail: jprovo-arin at rsuc.gweep.net
>But "GweepCo" (Is this even a real company? Can you provide any articles
>of organization and incorporation?) has a domain registration which lists
>as the address:
>GweepCo Cooperative Network (GWEEP-DOM)
> 35 William Street, Suite 3D
> Domain Name: GWEEP.NET
> Administrative Contact:
> Petrarca, Andrew (AP200) android at GWEEP.NET
> GweepCo Cooperative Network
> 565 Quaker Lane, Unit 135
> West Warwick, RI 02893
>Organization: Gweep Systems
>Description: Unix and Internet consulting.
> BC registration #15267493.
>Admin-Name: Brian Edmonds
>Admin-Title: Trouble Consultant
>Admin-Postal: 2907-198 Aquarius Mews
> Vancouver BC V6Z 2Y4 Canada
>Admin-Phone: +1 (604) 662-8304
>Admin-Mailbox: brian at gweep.ca
>Tech-Name: Brian Edmonds
>Tech-Title: Trouble Consultant
>Tech-Postal: Gweep Systems
> 2907-198 Aquarius Mews
> Vancouver BC V6Z 2Y4 Canada
>Tech-Phone: +1 (604) 662-8304
>Mass, Rhode Island, or Canada? Which will it be? Can you make up your
>mind please? Or get some IP space you can verify is yours.
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