Wiltel has gone pink.

andrew2 at one.net andrew2 at one.net
Mon Mar 13 21:05:25 UTC 2006

owner-nanog at merit.edu wrote:
> This morning we have started receive an abundance of spam
> from Wiltel customers, pointing boldly back to websites
> hosted in Wiltel space.
> OrgAbuseHandle: WAC18-ARIN
> OrgAbuseName:   Wiltel Abuse Contact
> OrgAbusePhone:  +1-918-547-2000
> OrgAbuseEmail:  abuse at wiltel.com
> Messages to abuse at wiltel.com are being rejected.
> This phone number goes to their "conferencing group", which
> doesn't know what 'abuse' is, or even what an IP network is.
> I went through 4 levels of management, and was informed that
> they no longer had an abuse team -- that this was disbanded
> in a recent reorganization.
> In short, it would appear that Wiltel is now selling pink contracts.

Or perhaps there's a more reasonable explanation like being assimilated
with Level3 and perhaps some contact info. is a little stale at this
point in the merger process...  Never attribute to malfeasance what can
be explained by everyday corporate beauracracy.

Andrew Cruse

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