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Re: Reclaiming hijacked handle

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Jun 10 10:10:56 2002

> I noticed my handle was hijacked by a company I used
> to work for.
> 
> Naturally, I want it back since I went to use it and it's
> incorrect.
> 
> My old handle, MH309, is now MH569.
> 
> Question 1: Did ARIN start expiring unused handles or did
> something in the process of the hijack cause my handle to increment up
> to 569, which I'm assuming was the next open number in the
> in the scheme for 'MH'.
> 
> Question 2: If an account is passworded, how were they able to
> take it? Does ARIN not ask for a copy of a license or other
> photo ID when making voice/fax based changes to POC's?
> 
> [ Then again, they could've used my photo from the HR files
>   ala I9 documentation ]

you seem to have hit the wrong entry in your address book, meaning
to get help@arin.net but instead broadcasting to the nanog mailing
list where no one can really help you, but undoubtedly many folk
can also whine about registries.





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