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Re: IP adresss management verification
On 11/13/06, chuck goolsbee <[email protected]> wrote:
It pisses me off to no end when a sales guy comes to me with a request from a customer for a /20 for a half-rack of web servers. The justification ALWAYS comes down to this inane "search engine optimization" pipe dream. =\
No, no, it's absolutely true, and you can tell them so, and of course you can't provision the space without the customer filling out the ARIN paperwork to justify it and sending you a copy so you know what they're really trying to do. The one customer in 32768 who actually needs it will have enough clue to be able to fill out the forms, and the rest of them will spend a month trying to figure out why they' keep getting rejected. Meanwhile, get them some IPv6 address space, so they'll be cutting edge... once Google starts crawling the IPv6 web. [Sorry - I just get really annoyed when I'm trying to look for some topic for which the SEOs and phishers have polluted the web space with bogus material trying to drag traffic to their site by pretending to offer the real content.] ---- Thanks; Bill Note that this isn't my regular email account - It's still experimental so far. And Google probably logs and indexes everything you send it.