Purchased IPv4 Woes
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.
>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.
>j2sw at mtin.net
>xISP Solutions- Consulting Data Centers - Bandwidth
>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 (184.108.40.206/18 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
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