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Re: Reclaiming hijacked handle
> 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 firstname.lastname@example.org but instead broadcasting to the nanog mailing list where no one can really help you, but undoubtedly many folk can also whine about registries.