US DOJ victim letter

Ryan Gelobter ryan.g at atwgpc.net
Sat Jan 28 21:11:51 CST 2012


The e-mail states it was sent to the specific e-mail address because it was
listed as the contact in WHOIS. Although you can opt-out from these notices
I believe as part of the DNS Changer case the court ordered the FBI to
notify ISPs.

On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 10:39 AM, John Peach <john-nanog at johnpeach.com>wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Jan 2012 16:30:47 +0000
> bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:20:08PM -0500, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 1:32 PM, Randy Epstein <nanog at hostleasing.net>
> wrote:
> > > >
> [snip]
> >       I missed the part where ARIN turned over its address database w/
> associatedd
> >       registration information to the Fed ... I mean I've always
> advocated for
> >       LEO access, but ther has been significant pushback fromm the
> community on
> >       unfettered access to that data.  As I recall, there are even
> policies and
> >       processes to limit/restrict external queries to prevent a DDos of
> the whois
> >       servers.  And some fairly strict policies on who gets dumps of the
> address
> >       space.  As far as I know (not very far) bundling the address
> database
> >       -and- the registration data are not available to mere mortals.
> >
> >       So - just how DID the Fed get the data w/o violating ARIN policy?
> >
> > /bill
> >
> >
>
> Ours came from our whois information.
>
> --
> John
>
>


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