New Class C's just lit on on AT&T, spamming

Jay Hennigan jay at
Tue Nov 3 17:54:27 UTC 2009

Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Nov 2009, Michael Peddemors wrote:
>> A new block under AT&T, listed as being owned by:
>> The Karcher Group Inc. ATTIS-9951800 (NET-99-51-80-0-1) -
>> Just started an email marketing campaign to addresses stripped from 
>> the web..

There's a far more succinct term for "email marketing campaign"...

>> We wouldn't run out of IP's if this didn't keep happening..
> I don't see how this relates to IPv4-runout.  The allocation (to AT&T) 
> isn't all that new...and when they cancel this spammer, the space will 
> undoubtedly be assigned to another customer.

And that other customer will find that it's poisoned space and will need 
to look for another subnet.

Jay Hennigan - CCIE #7880 - Network Engineering - jay at
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