DNS Changer items

Stephen Wilcox steve.wilcox at ixreach.com
Wed Aug 15 04:46:52 CDT 2012


FYI RIPE reallocated these blocks. Whilst I understand they didn't want the
court order, this seems a bit silly, doesn't that now make the machines
residing in these blocks special - even if the owners arent miscreants, it
makes them a viable target.

https://www.ripe.net/internet-coordination/news/clarification-on-reallocated-ipv4-address-space-related-to-dutch-police-order

inetnum:         93.188.160.0 - 93.188.167.255
netname:         LT-HOSTING-20120810
descr:           Aurimas Rapalis trading as "II Hosting Media"
country:         US

inetnum:         85.255.112.0 - 85.255.127.255
netname:         INEVO-NET
descr:           Inevo Labs SRL
country:         RO



On 13 July 2012 19:48, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

>
> On Jul 7, 2012, at 10:31 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Seth Mattinen" <sethm at rollernet.us>
> >
> >>> On Fri, 06 Jul 2012 13:20:55 -0400, Andrew Fried said:
> >>>> The dns-ok.us site is getting crushed from all the sudden media
> >>>> interest.
> >>>
> >>> One wonders why it's so hard to get the media interested when it
> >>> would be *helpful*. DNS Changer gets traction like 3 days before the
> >>> drop dead date, IPv6 gets on the radar *after* we run out of v4 /8's
> >>> to give to regionals, etc...
> >>
> >> Reactive is easier to justify to the powers that be than proactive.
> >
> > It's easier to justify *not* being smart enough to deal with the problem
> > when it doesn't cause a major disruption?
> >
>
> When it isn't causing a major problem, the powers that be have a harder
> time understanding the need to act.
>
> Once it is causing a major disruption, the powers that be have no trouble
> understanding the need to act.
>
> This is not veneration of stupidity, it is human nature. Often summarized
> in the colloquialism "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."
>
> Owen
>
>
>


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