[afnog] Suspicious request for IP address space

Phil Regnauld regnauld at nsrc.org
Tue Mar 8 11:18:27 CST 2011

Jon Lewis (jlewis) writes:
> Odds are, they're looking for a willing host for a snowshoe spamming
> operation.

	If they're asking for hosting and not only IP allocation, you might
	be right.

> 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.

	They're exploring new marktes.  Legitimate businesses are not
	the only ones scouting for cheap suppliers.


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