Repeated Blacklisting / IP reputation

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Wed Sep 9 17:15:58 UTC 2009

Skywing wrote:
> What's to stop spammers from doing this to cycle through blocks in rapid-fashion?
> This proposal seems easily abusable to me.

Oh, I don't know, maybe ARIN staff can say no? The process is heavy with
human interaction, there is nothing "rapid" about it, and bears no
comparison to the automated process of registering a domain name. You'd
know that if you ever had to make a request for a number resource from ARIN.


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