Blocking Netranges Based on IP-to-Country CSV

Aleksandar Milivojevic amilivojevic at pbl.ca
Thu Sep 16 16:16:23 CEST 2004


McFall, Gary wrote:
> Due to a number of issues, my organization is looking at being able to block
> certain country domains at the firewall.  To be proactive, we want to
> automate that process via iptables & the CSV available at
> <http://ip-to-country.webhosting.info <http://ip-to-country.webhosting.info>

They claim my IP address is in USA.  Which is kind of incorrect.  So if 
you decide to finally block all those bad nasty Americans, you'll end up 
blocking good friendly peace loving Canadians too.  Not to mention that 
no beaver will be able to reach your web site, eh ;-)

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Aleksandar Milivojevic <amilivojevic at pbl.ca>    Pollard Banknote Limited
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