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

Rob Seastrom ppml at rs.seastrom.com
Tue Dec 16 07:01:05 EST 2014

Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> writes:

> 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.

What specific language would you recommend?  Just for this block or
can you identify some other, similarly situated, blocks?

If you could elucidate your thoughts and submit via the ACSP, that
would be appreciated.  https://www.arin.net/participate/acsp/



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