[arin-ppml] spam originating from IANA special-use blocks.

Jo Rhett jrhett at netconsonance.com
Mon Dec 15 00:06:51 EST 2014

On Dec 14, 2014, at 4:56 PM, Rob Seastrom <ppml at rs.seastrom.com> wrote:
> Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> writes:
>> I am starting to see widespread spam from IANA special-use
>> blocks. Is it necessary for use to change policy for these blocks to
>> be delegated appropriately with specific contact information, or is
>> this something that ARIN can do on its own without a policy change?
> It is already documented; you can look up the specific IPv4 associated
> with the 6to4 IPv6 address you got the spam from.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/6to4#Address_block_allocation

I think that this block should be commented as such for clarity when someone does a whois lookup.

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