[arin-ppml] private whois record

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 22:13:25 EDT 2012

On 8/8/12, Chu, Yi [NTK] <Yi.Chu at sprint.com> wrote:
> Owen:
> Under myapnic portal for inetnum, there are 'private' and 'public' buttons
> that you can click.  If you click 'private', what it amounts to is you have
> an inetnum registered with apnic, but the record is not visible in the
> public whois.

I have a name for  "inetnums"  not showing up in a public WHOIS directory
with some contact information.
It's called bogon.

There's a recommended practice for dealing with bogons: it's
called filter and do not route or peer.


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