[unisog] another round of bogus DMCA notices
Stephen C Woods
scw at seas.ucla.edu
Tue Oct 31 17:31:57 GMT 2006
Well we keep track of all MAC + IP pairs, with a time stamp, and we've
had several reports on IP addresses that have benn inactive for months
before the reported date. One gets the feeling that people are salting
the e-mule, limewith and other databases with garbage just to screw
these folks up.
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 09:07:20AM -0800, 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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