Hijacked Blocks (was: Repeated Blacklisting / IP reputation)

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Mon Sep 14 11:05:52 UTC 2009

On Sep 14, 2009, at 6:49 AM, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> ...
> For example: Ron Guilmette has recently pointed out that notorious  
> spammer
> Scott Richter has apparently hijacked *another* /16 block --  
> I've dropped that block into various local blacklists, and in some  
> cases,
> various local firewalls.  The entry is essentially permanent, because
> there's no reason for me to make it otherwise.  Perhaps one day ARIN
> will yank it back, along with all his other blocks, and blacklist him
> for life; but (a) I doubt it and (b) I'm not willing to wait.  The  
> best
> course of action for me is to just consider it scorched earth and  
> move on.

To the extent that you're aware of a fraudulently transferred address  
block, please report it to <https://www.arin.net/resources/fraud/>.


John Curran
President and CEO

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