Another day, another illicit SQUAT - WebNX (AS18450) 184.108.40.206/24
nick at foobar.org
Sat Oct 29 20:28:35 UTC 2016
Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> Oh, geeeezzzzz! ...
> Showing 1 to 10 of 1,823 entries
Yeah, get over it. Number resource transfers are a thing, and this
number is only going to increase.
> You are correct. In this case, it would have been helpful if APNIC's WHOIS
> server returned something, when queried about 220.127.116.11, that would
> include an explicit referral to the ARIN WHOIS server. I mean they
> obviously know all the transfers they've made.
> But I guess that somebody somwhere decided that that's just too much
David Conrad already pointed out that this problem has been solved using
RDAP which supports referrals. Try installing the nicinfo command from:
At a guess, I'd say referrals haven't been implemented in whois because
the whois "protocol" is unfixably broken and unsuitable for distributed
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