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Re: .mil domain

  • From: Tony Rowley
  • Date: Fri May 30 14:20:32 2003

On Fri, 30 May 2003, Dan Hollis wrote:

> On Fri, 30 May 2003, John Payne wrote:
> > --On Friday, May 30, 2003 21:15 +0800 Steve Waddington <[email protected]>
> > wrote:
> > > Our whole netblock seems to be barred from anything
> > > .mil.  Domain name resolution, MX, IP traceroute, the lot.
> > > Anyone able to shed any light on this?
> > In recent times, a lot of .mil have thrown up a whole bunch of null routes
> > to large sections of international address space.  Good luck getting them
> > removed
> Maybe the rest of the net should return the favor and drop .mil routes
> until they decide to get working [email protected] and [email protected] addresses. They
> seem to think its fine that .mil boxes can spam and attack civilian
> networks and apparently arent interested in hearing the complaints.

 I can't and won't speak for others, but when i was handling abuse issues
I never once had a problem making contact with responsible people at .mil
sites to get issues addressed. 9 times out of 10 it took all of one phone
call or one email.

Tony Rowley               |  "To confine our attention to terrestrial
Lansdowne PA USA          | matters would be to limit the human spirit."
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