[Cialug] Mediacom and Qwest IPs
tom at tcpconsulting.com
Tue Dec 9 15:44:32 CST 2008
Don't forget that if they plan on receiving or sending email to any of
the Iowa clients that they might be using a 3rd party service like
bigfish.com (now owned by m$) and the mx ips probably aren't even in
the US, but in the UK!
On Dec 9, 2008, at 3:24 PM, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Josh More
> <morej at alliancetechnologies.net> wrote:
>> Does anyone on this list happen to have a handy reference for the
>> Internet IP addresses that Mediacom and Qwest assign to consumers in
>> Iowa? I need to secure a client to the best extent feasible.
>> Iowa-only and we need to block out specifically people from other
>> countries (I know, I know).
>> I'm thinking it would be easier to do allow the majority of local
>> and deny everything else, rather than trying to build a blacklist
> I hope you're charging this client an nice hourly rate becuase this is
> going to be a difficult, if not impossible task. (Personally I'd say
> it's pointless, but it's their money I guess).
> Don't forget about "ISPs" like the ICN, U of I, and Iowa State.
> And what about wireless providers like Verizon, US Cellular, etc.?
> Might be worth looking into the various geolocation databases out
> Jeff Ollie
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