DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2011-11
Re: running whois on African IP address returns ARIN record
On Thursday 17 November 2011 14:59:49 David Crosswell wrote:
> It might be worth while having a chat with Jakob Appelbaum on the tor
> project, who is pretty au fait with all this, before making any final
> assessment, also. Regards,
What does Tor have to do with the jwhois response to a he.net IPv6 address? I
don't run whois queries through Tor.
The two-netblock case is, for example, 18.104.22.168. Running whois or jwhois
on it returns this:
Asia Pacific Network Information Centre APNIC-ERX-153 (NET-153-0-0-0-0)
22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
Villanova University VILLANOVA (NET-153-104-0-0-1) 188.8.131.52 -
Running "jwhois NET-153-104-0-0-1" returns useful information. Running "whois
NET-153-104-0-0-1" on DFly returns no match. There is a trick, which I knew
years ago and forgot because it's unobvious.
I have no idea what APNIC has to do with a university in Pennsylvania, which
is neither in Asia nor near the Pacific.
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