Submitting Fake Geolocation for blocks to Data Brokers and RIRs

Mark Tinka mark at
Thu Apr 22 14:17:17 UTC 2021

On 4/22/21 15:57, Brian Turnbow via NANOG wrote:

> So to extend this further,  you assign a class of IPs to a customer and register it to them  in the RIPE database.
> Do you assign it to the customers address, in Estonia , or use the DC Address which is in Germany?
> Which could be the basis of geolocalizing the Address.
> I would not want to be the lawyer on either side of the battle.

Question - if a country is not assigned to an allocation or 
sub-assignment, what does it default to within the RIPE region?

In the AFRINIC region, for example, it would be MU (Mauritius), as that 
is where AFRINIC are located.


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