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Submission + - Is Skype down? (skype.com)

ghstridr writes: I'm in an online class today, using Skype for conferencing to a Fuze meeting. Upon further investigation, the main website is up, but neither support.skype.com or heartbeat.skype.com seems to be reachable.

Submission + - Spamhaus blocks over 65K of IPs. (wordpress.com)

ghstridr writes: On September 6th, 2009, Spamhaus blocked a /16 which is 65,536 IPs (1 Class B) on its SBL. This listing is filed under SBL68517. The IP range that is being blocked is One can view the ASN information of at robtex. According to robtex, the upstream for this range is AS3257 which is Tinet (formerly Tiscali). There are 3 current SBLs related to this large blocking: SBL68517, SBL78348 ( of XO.com ) and SBL78350 ( of Cogentco).

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