today's Wash Post Business section

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Thu Dec 21 04:20:30 UTC 2006

On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 22:48:06 -0500
Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis at> wrote:

> Yeah, granted anyone looking for myspace might meet that demographic,
> but how many neophytes would use Google for a "IP Who Is" "search"?
> That's the listing I thought odd.

Maybe it's a script written and run by someone semi-clueful -- or too
clueful to use a real whois server, which might notice the attempt to
enumerate the space.  Google undoubtedly knows in some sense but
doesn't care.

		--Steve Bellovin,

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