reclaiming arin IP allocations?

Bill Woodcock woody at
Mon Apr 13 20:57:32 UTC 2015

> On Apr 13, 2015, at 1:53 PM, goemon at wrote:
> i reported abuse to them that was originating directly from
>, they responded stating they have no control over the origin IP and that i should look up the IP in arin to get the owner.
> -Dan
> On Mon, 13 Apr 2015, Mel Beckman wrote:
>> What makes you think they are disavowing ownership? Did they state that to you personally, or are you inferring that from other information?
>> -mel beckman
>>> On Apr 13, 2015, at 1:36 PM, "goemon at" <goemon at> wrote:
>>> is disavowing ownership of
>>> NetRange: -
>>> CIDR: 
>>> NetName:        WEB-COM-BLK3
>>> NetHandle:      NET-209-17-112-0-1
>>> Parent:         NET209 (NET-209-0-0-0-0)
>>> What is the process to get this netblock reclaimed?
>>> -Dan

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

Speaking individually, not with my ARIN board hat on:

If you’d like to report the address to abuse at, an ARIN postmaster can contact the POC, and get an authoritative answer.


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