HIJACKED: 159.223.0.0/16 -- WTF? Does anybody care?

Jima nanog at jima.tk
Thu Mar 31 12:04:33 CDT 2011


On 03/30/2011 03:53 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> I just stumbled onto this one the other day.
>
> Apparently, Spamhaus has known about this one for THREE MONTHS already:
>
>     http://www.spamhaus.org/sbl/sbl.lasso?query=SBL98308
>
> It's being routed by AS11730, aka "Circle Internet LTD", a known spammer-
> friendly provider that I have come across many times in the past.
>
> They in turn are getting connectivity from:
>
>     AS26769  BandCon
>     AS7385   Integra Telecom
>
> These companies are also not known for being especially scruplous either.
> But I mean seriously, Jesus Christ!  Does ANYBODY even give a crap about
> blatant naked IP space hijacking anymore?  Or is the entire net now on
> its final slow descent into utter chaos?

  This address space seems to be offline now.  I for one forwarded info 
to a contact at Integra, but I can't attest to whether that had anything 
to do with it.

  I guess we can call this a victory for the community?  I dunno.

      Jima




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