CURIOUS EVENT! Is the U.S. Department of Justice using a CyberBot to collect data? Does anyone have information on this possibility?
On January 8, 2010 at 2:08 PM (East Coast Time) the U.S. Department of Justice, Arlington, Virginia got logged by my Statcounter WebLogger visiting my blog and clicking to read my posting on Maxwell v. Eric Holder case within 3 hours of my posting that commentary.
THEIR IP DATA PROVIDED BY ARIN WHOIS:
OrgName: US Dept of Justice OrgID: UDJ Address: P.O. Box 59110 City: Potomac StateProv: MD PostalCode: 20859 Country: US NetRange: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 CIDR: 22.214.171.124/16 NetName: USDOJ NetHandle: NET-149-101-0-0-1 Parent: NET-149-0-0-0-0 NetType: Direct Assignment NameServer: JUSTICE2.USDOJ.GOV NameServer: NS22.USDOJ.GOV Comment: RegDate: 1994-12-02 Updated: 2002-06-05 RTechHandle: ZU85-ARIN RTechName: U.S. Department of Justice RTechPhone: +1-202-305-2862 RTechEmail: EMWS@usdoj.gov OrgTechHandle: EXJ-ARIN OrgTechName: JMD-STS, EMWS X OrgTechPhone: +1-202-305-2862 OrgTechEmail: EMWS@usdoj.gov # ARIN WHOIS database, last updated 2010-01-07 20:00 # Enter ? for additional hints on searching ARIN's WHOIS database.