Another day, another illicit SQUAT - WebNX (AS18450)

Nick Hilliard nick at
Sat Oct 29 20:06:23 UTC 2016

Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> I wasn't talking about irrdb.  I was just talking about the WHOIS records
> for IPv4 allocations within the AFRINIC region.

afrinic, ripe ncc and apnic run a combined (+ partially authenticated)
irrdb and whois server.

> But my overall point remains.  If there were ever to be an election where
> we were all asked who we wanted to see become the once and future Routing
> Police, the RIRs would not be my own personal first choice.

Great, we're agreed then.  So why do you keep on bringing them up in
this context and criticising them whenever someone squats some block of
address space?


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