[DNS] IP Address range used only in Australia

[DNS] IP Address range used only in Australia

From: Graham Miller <graham§webs.net.au>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2006 16:10:49 +1000
Kim Davies wrote:
> I would caution you to consider any approach to block based upon IP
> address "location" will provide false results, and therefore suggest
> you provide alternate mechanisms for people to access content.

Good point Kim. We will certainly do that.

> It is frustrating to be blocked from sites because they are trying to
> be too clever with this kind of stuff. You should carefully consider
> how you implement such blocks unless you can guarantee your audience
> will absolutely have IP addresses in the APNIC "AU" range -- simply
> saying you want it to be "Australia only" isn't enough.

We have considered the implications and are only blocking ssh and ftp access
which are the main protocols affected by the worm/hacker activity.

thanks for your comments.

Received on Mon Jul 03 2006 - 06:10:49 UTC

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