Purchased IPv4 Woes

Mike Hale eyeronic.design at gmail.com
Sat Mar 11 06:53:13 UTC 2017

It looks like Spamhaus has your entire /16.


On Fri, Mar 10, 2017 at 10:01 PM, Laurent Dumont
<admin at coldnorthadmin.com> wrote:
> 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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