DNS Changer items
shortdudey123 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 13:44:21 UTC 2012
>From the little blurb on the RIPE site, it sounds like the Dutch police are
making threats (taking over administration) that they can't legally keep.
It also sounds like RIPE did a big screw you to the Dutch police for
trying to interfere.
On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 4:46 AM, Stephen Wilcox <steve.wilcox at ixreach.com>wrote:
> 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.
> inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
> netname: LT-HOSTING-20120810
> descr: Aurimas Rapalis trading as "II Hosting Media"
> country: US
> inetnum: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
> 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
> > > 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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