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Re: DOS Attacks and reliable network contact data.
From: Brian Wallingford <brian () meganet net>
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 23:18:41 -0400 (EDT)


At the risk of sounding entirely un-politically correct, is it possible to
query whois.nic.ad.jp for actual contact information, vs. just company
name?  Color me frustrated, but, even with the "/e" extension, nic.ad.jp
has been nearly useless for many moons.  This strikes me as somewhat
irresponsible.


:  Which JPNIC block?  The original JPNIC delegation was from SRI,
: predating NSI, APNIC and ARIN.  And no, there is no standard for
: whois data that is published, let alone publishing at all.
: > 
: > Ah, now I see the issue.  That's insanely sparse on the
: > information.  Since I'm really quite ignorant in the area, who gives JPNIC
: > the power to assign netblocks?  APNIC I presume, after checking with
: > APNIC's whois database.  I guess there's no policy for standards and the
: > like.  How do things like standards get enforced amongst registry entities
: > outside the US?
: > 
: > --
: > Joseph W. Shaw - jshaw () insync net
: > Sr. Security Specialist for <Big company not to be named>.
: > 
: > On Sun, 22 Oct 2000, Jason Slagle wrote:
: > 
: > > Yes, but even geektools falls flat on it's face for lets say
: > > 210.251.128.255.
: > > 
: > > :sigh:  I really wish we could get a common format for these.  
: > > 
: > > I really like the ripe style databases.




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