Geolocation: IPv4 Subnet blocked by HULU, and others

Brett A Mansfield lists at silverlakeinternet.com
Wed Dec 27 23:17:20 CST 2017


I had some of that subnet from logicweb. Once I realized it was Afrinic I switched. Now I have the same issue with another subnet from ARIN. 104.153.151.0/24 is all blocked still and I cannot get anyone from any of the companies to respond or unblock them.

Thank you,
Brett A Mansfield

> On Dec 27, 2017, at 4:06 PM, Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On 28 Dec 2017, at 9:38 am, Jima <nanog at jima.us> wrote:
>> 
>> On 2017-12-27 14:10, Jared Mauch wrote:
>>>> On Dec 27, 2017, at 3:50 PM, Grant Taylor via NANOG <nanog at nanog.org> wrote:
>>>> Doesn't Hulu (et al) have an obligation to provide service to their paying customers?
>>>> 
>>>> Does this obligation extend to providing service independent of the carrier that paying customers uses?
>>>> 
>>>> Or if Hulu choose to exclude known problem carriers (i.e. VPN providers) don't they have an obligation to confirm that their exclusions are accurate?  Further, to correct problems if their data is shown to be inaccurate?
>>> I have a suspicion that these folks acquired IP space that was previously marked as part of a VPN provider, or Hulu is detecting it wrongly as VPN provider IP space.
>> 
>> I was sitting on this, but what the heck.
>> 
>> I personally am curious as to what bug and/or feature allowed a random WISP in Utah (or the parent-ish ISP in New Jersey) to have IP space allocated from AfriNIC.
>> 
>> One might consider Hulu et al not so at-fault with that fact in consideration.
>> 
>> - Jima
> 
> If you need IPv4 address space you get it where you can.  There are lots of addresses used outside of the original RIR service regions.  This will occur more and more often.
> 
> What it does require is the State AG to come into bat for the customer to make HULU correct their business practices as that are obviously broken. You should be able to buy you internet service from anyone in the state and it should work equally well subject to bandwidth limitations. This is a consumer rights issue and it needs to be driven that way.
> 
> inetnum:        196.53.96.0 - 196.53.99.255
> netname:        LogicWeb
> descr:          Wi-Fiber, Inc.
> descr:          775 S Main St.
> descr:          Logan, UT 84321
> country:        US
> admin-c:        CA12-AFRINIC
> tech-c:         CA12-AFRINIC
> status:         ASSIGNED PA
> mnt-by:         LOGICWEB-MNT
> source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
> parent:         196.52.0.0 - 196.55.255.255
> 
> person:         Chad Abizeid
> address:        LogicWeb Inc.
> address:        4509 Steeplechase Dr.
> address:        Easton, PA 18040
> address:        USA
> phone:          +1 866 611 1556
> org:            ORG-LWI1-AFRINIC
> nic-hdl:        CA12-AFRINIC
> mnt-by:         LOGICWEB-MNT
> source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
> -- 
> Mark Andrews, ISC
> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742              INTERNET: marka at isc.org
> 




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