Origin ASN seen vs Origin ASN in Whois Records Report?

Joe Abley jabley at hopcount.ca
Mon Nov 24 02:21:00 UTC 2008

On 23 Nov 2008, at 21:17, Stephen Sprunk wrote:

> Presumably it's from the "Origin AS" field in WHOIS:

Ah, thanks (and also thanks to others who pointed that out off-list).

That seems like a weird anachronism, to be honest. Perhaps it's only  
because nobody has ever tried to use it for anything that there's  
never been any reason for the ARIN community to propose that the  
collection of such information be stopped.


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