[CentOS] African IP addresses list
Matt Arnilo S. Baluyos (Mailing Lists)
matt.baluyos.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 10:54:46 UTC 2008
On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 2:58 AM, Raymond Lillard <rlillard at sonic.net> wrote:
> I've no idea where on planet Earth you are located, but
> if you think firewalling any block of addresses is good
> policy for your site, that is your prerogative.
> I am aware of several small companies whose business
> interests are confined to with in a few hours driving
> distance from their offices. Accepting traffic only
> from ARIN, blocking all others reduced spam and various
> other misbehaviors by more than 50%.
> These businesses have computing facilities for the
> operation of the business and not for entertainment
> of its employees. Address blocking and clear acceptable
> use policies have greatly reduced IT administration
> costs for these companies.
> Go to IANA for the list of class A address allocations.
We are an Australian company and we only ship to within Australia so
it's highly suspicious that someone from Africa would be ordering from
our online store.
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