A case of network identity theft?

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 2:33 PM EST

Digital real estate leased to one of the Internet's oldest landholders appears to have been quietly seized by e-mail marketers closely associated with an individual once tagged by anti-spam groups as one of the world's most notorious spammers.

What's remarkable about this case study is that it pits a vocal spammer against the American Registry for Internet Numbers, which has yet to take action. ARIN is one of five regional Internet registries worldwide that is responsible for allocating IP addresses (ARIN handles this process for the United States, Canada and 22 Caribbean countries).

At Security Fix.

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