[afnog] Suspicious request for IP address space

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 10:03:33 CST 2011


On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 9:06 PM, Jon Lewis <jlewis at lewis.org> wrote:
>
> Odds are, they're looking for a willing host for a snowshoe spamming
> operation.  If I wanted space for something like that, Afrinic region
> providers would not be my first choice...particularly for the hosting.
> AFAIK, there are numerous LIRs in the RIPE region, particularly Romania who
> are more than happy to lease large blocks of IPv4 to anyone for any purpose.
>

Eh.  If you acquire blocks that big all you need to do is to persuade
some provider with a poorly enforced AUP / a willingness to look the
other way to route the netblock for you, from anywhere you choose.

-- 
Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at gmail.com)




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