1/8 and 27/8 allocated to APNIC

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Fri Jan 22 14:27:59 CST 2010


On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Brian Dickson
<Brian.Dickson at concertia.com> wrote:
> I think it would certainly be useful, both diagnostically and operationally,
> for IANA and the RIR's to *actually announce* the unused space, and run either or
> both of tar-pits and honey-pots on those, for just such a reason - to gauge problems
> that might exist on "unused" space, *before* the space is assigned.

$ whois -h whois.apnic.net 1.1.1.1
% [whois.apnic.net node-1]
% Whois data copyright terms    http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html

inetnum:      1.1.1.0 - 1.1.1.255
netname:      Debogon-prefix
descr:        APNIC Debogon Project
descr:        APNIC Pty Ltd
country:      AU
admin-c:      AP16-AP
tech-c:       AP16-AP
mnt-by:       APNIC-HM
mnt-routes:   MAINT-APNIC-DEBOGON

(Similar things exist for 1.1.2.0/24 and several others)

I'm not seeing them announced yet, but it's only a matter of time.

  Scott.




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