Purchased IPv4 Woes

Laurent Dumont admin at coldnorthadmin.com
Sat Mar 11 06:01:39 UTC 2017

Out of curiosity, who were the previous owner(s), it seems that ARIN 
only shows the current owner with any history? If it was a 
Chinese/Russian block, you might be out of luck.

On 03/10/2017 12:00 PM, Pete Baldwin wrote:
> Hi All,
>     Hopefully this is not taken in bad taste.   Our organization 
> purchased some IP space last year ( to be specific), 
> and it appears that this block must have been used for 
> less-than-admirable purposes in the past.
> We have been trying to clean up the reputation where possible, and we 
> do not appear to be on any blacklists, but we do appear to be blocked 
> from a lot of networks across the US/Canada.    I am noticing a lot of 
> name servers blocking our requests, many web servers, gaming servers, 
> mail etc.
> This is a transition block for us to move towards v6 everywhere, but 
> we have many systems that will need to rely on this block of space for 
> some time to come.
> We are a small rural co-op ISP in Ontario, and I am just writing this 
> email as an extra plea so that if you happen to run a network that has 
> this entire range on your naughty list, we would appreciate you giving 
> it another chance.  I can be contacted on or off list, thanks.

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