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Re: running whois on African IP address returns ARIN record

From: Pierre Abbat <phma@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:11:08 -0500

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, Running whois or jwhois 
on it returns this:

Asia Pacific Network Information Centre APNIC-ERX-153 (NET-153-0-0-0-0) -
Villanova University VILLANOVA (NET-153-104-0-0-1) -

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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