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Re: today's Wash Post Business section

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Wed Dec 20 23:23:43 2006

On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 22:48:06 -0500
Edward Lewis <[email protected]> wrote:

> 
> Yeah, granted anyone looking for myspace might meet that demographic,
> but how many neophytes would use Google for a "IP Who Is" "search"?
> That's the listing I thought odd.
> 

Maybe it's a script written and run by someone semi-clueful -- or too
clueful to use a real whois server, which might notice the attempt to
enumerate the space.  Google undoubtedly knows in some sense but
doesn't care.

		--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb