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prisioner.iana.org coming up on my Domain Controller


I have a doubt... When I open up a command prompt on my Domain Controller and type netstat I get the following:
 TCP    batmanyrobin:4041     prisoner.iana.org:domain TIME_WAIT
 TCP    batmanyrobin:4042     prisoner.iana.org:domain TIME_WAIT
 TCP    batmanyrobin:4043     prisoner.iana.org:domain TIME_WAIT

When I ping this address it gives me a resolution of

If I go to dnsstuff.com it tells me the following information:
Name:       Vixie, Paul
Handle:     PV15-ARIN
Company:    Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
Address:    950 Charter Street
City:       Redwood City
StateProv:  CA
PostalCode: 94063
Country:    US

*****Why is this public ip address appearing on my Domain Controller?????******* Any ideas?? Is this a security risk???
Should I block this ip on my Firewall??????  Thanks
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casatechAuthor Commented:
Hi...I found the answer in your website, this was the ticket:  Q_20736108.html...please confirm if this is accurate.

Thanks a lot
If this is the question you refer to:
Then yes, this information is still valid and accurate.

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