[unisog] another round of bogus DMCA notices

Harry Hoffman hhoffman at ip-solutions.net
Tue Oct 31 17:23:07 GMT 2006

It isn't all that uncommon to get DMCA takedowns on IP addresses within
our netblocks that don't show as having been used in either our flow
data or the router tables.

It hasn't happened in a bit now, but they usually come in spurts.


Dave Dittrich wrote:
> Michael Holstein wrote:
>> I know this has happened several times in the past, but today I got a 
>> round of DMCA notices for non-existent IP addresses.
>> Is anybody saving these and their supporting evidence (that they're bogus)?
> What do you mean by "bogus" or "non-existent?"  If the IP addresses
> are valid within your netblocks, but are just not active at the time
> you look (or you are just doing "ping IP-ADDRESS" to verify, I
> would assume some clever miscreant has simply decided to start
> doing short-lived IP aliasing, firewalling, or something else
> designed to make verification of piracy harder.  You may have
> to start logging traffic across your border to verify the claim.

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