Internet Routing Registries - RADb, etc

Larry J. Blunk ljb at
Thu Jan 16 04:30:05 UTC 2014

   If you find that an RADb maintainer is unresponsive about removing
stale/incorrect objects in the RADb, we will review your request
and can remove the objects in question.

  Larry Blunk

----- Original Message -----
> Can someone provide a little guidance on RADb (and other IRRs)?
> Our organization is not a customer of any IRRs, but our ARIN IP
> allocation is registered in RADb and Level3's IRR. The majority of these
> entries are incorrect and list other AS#'s (AS's that have never been
> authorized to announce this IP space) as the originating AS for our ARIN
> IP allocation.
> I have emailed Level3 about the incorrect entries in their IRR with no
> response. I have also emailed Cogent about their incorrect entry in
> RADb, also with no response.
> Should I be concerned about these entries? Do these entries give someone
> the ability to announce our IP space? How is the information in these
> databases checked for accuracy and why did RADb and Level3 put these
> entries in their database when the posting party was not authorized to
> announce this space? And finally, what can be done to correct or remove
> these entries (as a non-customer of either RADb or Level3)?
> Thanks in advance,
> --Blake

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