Comment spammers chewing blogger bandwidth like crazy

Gregory Hicks ghicks at
Sat Jan 13 20:34:03 UTC 2007

> Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2007 20:14:23 +0000 (GMT)
> From: "Chris L. Morrow" <christopher.morrow at>
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2007, Gregory Hicks wrote:
> > >
> > > this isn't in the ukraine, it's in NYC behind ISPrime. Phil is 
> > > hhelpful, you might ask them to 'figure out what the heck is going 
> > > with that ip :)
> > >
> > > -Chris
> > > (unless the ukraine got a whole lot closer to IAD than I thought:
> > > 64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=55 time=13.1 ms
> > > 64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=55 time=24.5 ms
> yes, but 'whois info' is not often 'correct' especially in this case,
> traceroute to it, unless ISPrime has some time-space vortex that ip
> (that one of the /22) is actually in NYC. speed-o-light don't often 

Yup!.  Should have looked further.  Chris is right.

(Learn from the master! - I *should* have known better...)

Behind at least two levels of ISPrime...


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