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Re: Fwd: BLOCK: RIPE

  • To: "Christian Panigl, ACOnet/VIX/UniVie" < >
  • From: "Clive D.W. Feather" < >
  • Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 16:28:00 +0100

Christian Panigl, ACOnet/VIX/UniVie said:
>     Hmmm,  reasonable diligence or epidemic paranoia ?

Total idiocy.

> RIPE's database is down for an indeterminate period of time.

RIPE have just changed the format of their main database, so accesses using
the old arrangements no longer work. Dealing with the RIPE database isn't
part of my job, so I can't give you more details.

What database ?

> Since it
> might be impossible to determine an abuse contact address without the
> RIPE database, you might wish to consider blocking all RIPE traffic
> until they get things back in order.

This is, of course, nonsense.

>  Here are the RIPE IP address
> ranges:

This is a good chunk of the Internet, since it appears to include every
address RIPE has allocated to any ISP in Europe.

I note the postings saying this is a loon. Sounds right to me.

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