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Significant Chunk of IP Address Space Hijacked by Notorious Mass Emailing Company

Internet address space long ago issued to San Francisco Bay Packet Radio, an organization that was involved way back in the 1970s in testing ARPANET, a predecessor to the global commercial Internet that we all use today. That organization was given the rights to do whatever it wanted with 134.17.0.0/16 address block.

That entire swath of Internet space is now registered to an entity in Westminster, Colo., called SF Bay Packet Radio LLC, but except for a similar name, this company has no relation to San Francisco Bay Packet Radio… ? A review of records posted by both Spamhaus.org and e-mail provider Outblaze.com shows that a large number of Internet addresses on the company's Internet space have been blacklisted for sending junk e-mail… Spamhaus spokesperson said that JKS Media/Media Breakaway had indeed hijacked the IP space from its previous owner, and that the IP space should be revoked under the rules set out by ARIN.

Read full story: The Washington Post

Related topics: Cybersecurity, Email, IP Addressing, Spam
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Buying or Selling IPv4 Addresses?

Watch this video to discover how ACCELR/8, a transformative trading platform developed by industry veterans Marc Lindsey and Janine Goodman, enables organizations to buy or sell IPv4 blocks as small as /20s.