Purchased IPv4 Woes

Clayton Zekelman clayton at MNSi.Net
Sun Mar 12 15:16:16 UTC 2017

What should and does happen are two different 
things.   The reputation lists aren't a regulated entity.  The FBI is.

At 11:11 AM 12/03/2017, Chuck Church wrote:
>Maybe a silly idea, but shouldn't the sale of a 
>block of addresses (RIR ownership change) 
>trigger a removal of that block from all 
>reputation list databases?  If I buy a car from 
>a police auction, I'm fairly sure the FBI 
>doesn't start tailing me, because the car was 
>once used for less than legal purposes.  New owner, clean slate.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org] On Behalf Of Justin Wilson
>Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2017 10:51 AM
>To: NANOG <nanog at nanog.org>
>Subject: Re: Purchased IPv4 Woes
>I am interested in what broker you used as 
>well.  We have used a few that do a little due 
>diligence on their end, but we still do our 
>own.   We have seen an auction pulled due to the 
>space having a bad reputation, but we were the 
>ones who had to step up and say something.
>Justin Wilson
>j2sw at mtin.net
>http://www.mtin.net Owner/CEO
>xISP Solutions- Consulting ­ Data Centers - Bandwidth
>http://www.midwest-ix.com  COO/Chairman
>Internet Exchange - Peering - Distributed Fabric
> > On Mar 10, 2017, at 12:00 PM, Pete Baldwin <pete at tccmail.ca> 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.
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> >
> > -----
> >
> > Pete Baldwin
> > Tuckersmith Communications
> > (P) 519-565-2400
> > (C) 519-441-7383
> >


Clayton Zekelman
Managed Network Systems Inc. (MNSi)
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