ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Fraud or not?

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:03 PM, Scott Leibrand
<scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> www.robtex.com says that AS10912 belongs to Internap.
>>
>> whois.arin.net says that there ain't no such AS.
[snip]
>
> It looks like it's only the traditional whois tool that is failing.  The web
> tool at arin.net reports it as part of INTERNAP-BLK, which covers ASNs 10910
> - 10913.

I tried querying whois.arin.net and it shows  it as   INTERNAP-BLK.....

$ telnet whois.arin.net nicname
Connected to whois.arin.net.
Escape character is '^]'.
a 10912

#
# The following results may also be obtained via:
# http://whois.arin.net/rest/asns;q=10912?showDetails=true
#

ASNumber:       10910 - 10913
ASName:         INTERNAP-BLK
ASHandle:       AS10910
RegDate:        1998-01-20
Updated:        1998-01-20
Ref:            http://whois.arin.net/rest/asn/AS10910

OrgName:        Internap Network Services Corporation
....