ARIN Justified...

Simon simon at
Sat Jan 6 20:17:17 EST 2001

Most popular search engines, those that drive 90+% of traffic, support IP-less domains. A major problem is when they ban 
the IPs due to spam. They do this because a spammer has lots of domains pointing to the same IP. It's easier to ban 1 IP 
instead of 50 individual domains...


On Mon, 1 Jan 2001 08:02:14 -0500, Leonard Gilbert wrote:

>OK, so what do you do with the search engines that don't support it. Tell
>all the businesses that use the search engines to get their business from
>somewhere else?
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-vwp at [mailto:owner-vwp at]On Behalf Of NeoBoi
>Sent: Saturday, January 06, 2001 7:40 PM
>To: Scott Rogers
>Cc: 'Simon '; 'vwp at '
>Subject: Re: ARIN Justified...
>I agree, unless the client is using SSL, there is no need for a Single IP
>per domain....its a waste...
>Scott Rogers wrote:
>> SO let's all open a $50. account and request a
>> few thousand IP addresses :-)
>> At least we will knoe where to go to get more when
>> we all run out.
>> (Please, no flames... I'm kidding... Well sort of :-)
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Simon
>> To: vwp at
>> Sent: 1/5/01 7:57 PM
>> Subject: Re: ARIN Justified...
>> Now, this is how IPs are wasted. Why in the world they can't use one IP
>> per client, I've no idea. It's interesting too, they assign each new
>> domain a unique IP unless you refuse. Very strange. I doubt it's a typo,
>> too. I mean, if you can use named-based hosting and imply so, then why
>> give unique IPs by default. I think companies like this should be
>> penalized somehow.
>> "Why pay up to $50 per month for additional domains added to your
>> hosting account? With Blue Gravity Hosting, all domains are combined
>> under one account, and one usage based billing plan. Host an unlimited
>> number of domains under a single account, for one low monthly price. Pay
>> a one-time setup fee of $5.00 per domain (each domain is assigned a
>> unique IP address unless otherwise requested)!"

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