Sunday, December 5, 2010

Wikileaks IP, the domain name, is down but as Wikileaks tweeted yesterday, "WIKILEAKS: Free speech has a number:" Cut and paste that string of numbers into the address bar of your browser and pops up. The I.P address resolves to as of this morning. Punch that into a traceroute and the following information appears:

Results returned from
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NetRange: -
NetName:        RIPE-213
NetHandle:      NET-213-0-0-0-1
NetType:        Allocated to RIPE NCC
NameServer:     TINNIE.ARIN.NET
NameServer:     NS-PRI.RIPE.NET
NameServer:     SUNIC.SUNET.SE
NameServer:     SNS-PB.ISC.ORG
NameServer:     SEC3.APNIC.NET
NameServer:     NS3.NIC.FR
NameServer:     SEC1.APNIC.NET
Comment:        These addresses have been further assigned to users in
Comment:        the RIPE NCC region. Contact information can be found in
Comment:        the RIPE database at
Updated:        2009-03-25

OrgName:        RIPE Network Coordination Centre
OrgId:          RIPE
Address:        P.O. Box 10096
City:           Amsterdam
PostalCode:     1001EB
Country:        NL
Updated:        2004-12-13

ReferralServer: whois://

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inetnum: -
netname:        WIKILEAKS
country:        AU
admin-c:        WL805-RIPE
tech-c:         WL805-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         OVH-MNT
changed: 20101202
source:         RIPE

person:         Wiki leaks
address:        BOX 4080
address:        University of Melbourne Branch
address:        Victoria 3052
address:        Australia
phone:          +33974760185
nic-hdl:        WL805-RIPE
mnt-by:         OVH-MNT
changed: 20101202
source:         RIPE

% Information related to ''

descr:        OVH ISP
descr:        Paris, France
origin:       AS16276
mnt-by:       OVH-MNT
changed: 20010217
source:       RIPE

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