ARIN down?

William Herrin bill at
Sat Mar 26 05:09:15 UTC 2016

On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 12:51 AM, Mel Beckman <mel at> wrote:
> You’d think with all the money they collect, they’d have permanent DDOS mitigation in place. Time for them to call BlackLotus :)

Hi Mel,

They do. is accessible for me and most of the rest of the
Internet. Your traceroute didn't work because the UDP to random ports
that traceroute generates is likely among the packets the DDOS
mitigator filters out.

If you can't get to the web page with a browser, some things to consider:

1. Are you behind a NAT with anybody else? Anybody who might, say, be
unknowingly participating in a botnet?

2. How good a job does your ISP do scrubbing spoofed source addresses
originated by its clients?

Bill Herrin

William Herrin ................ herrin at  bill at
Owner, Dirtside Systems ......... Web: <>

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