[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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