Another day, another illicit SQUAT - WebNX (AS18450)

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Mon Oct 31 14:20:06 UTC 2016

On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:36 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at>

> In my own defense, I didn't see the ARIN allocation because I have a
> normative process that I use for looking up IP addresses.  It's
> hierarchical, and I always start with whatver has to
> say.  And it says that that belongs to APNIC, so of course,
> I only looked at what had to say about
> And it says that it's unallocated.  (And apparently, data shown for
> announced prefixes on the web site is also obtained in this
> same straightforward way, because it also is showing as
> registered to "Asia Pacific Network Information Centre".)

In this new world of inter-rir transfers your process needs a revision.
it's also not uncommon for hosting folks to allocate address space to
non-local customers.

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