Four additional /8s allocated in November 2010
wbailey at gci.com
Tue Nov 30 21:02:32 CST 2010
Actually pretty useful for those who can't (won't) purchase gear to do it.
I use it..
Warren Bailey | RF Engineer
General Communication, Inc.
2550 Denali St. Suite 700
Anchorage, AK 99503
On 11/30/10 5:59 PM, "James Hess" <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 2:41 PM, bill manning <bmanning at isi.edu> wrote:
>> 96 days left Martin? Don't think we'll make it past January?
>I doubt whether or not there are more than 60 days left for the IANA pool.
>The number of addresses that remain for normal allocation happens to
>to the approximate allocation size of a RIR request. Surely APNIC
>will request 2 more /8s
>before March, 2011, particularly if IP address demands continue to
>be heightened, APNIC's
>remaining pool can drop below their threshold in December.
>If they get 2 /8s, then , only 5 remain, the final set of /8s where
>one is reserved for each RIR.
>I wonder if the makers that VPN software program making unofficial
>use of 188.8.131.52/8
>will go fix their software now.
>"5/8 might never be allocated, because they are reserved, and 'we
>can always go pick another reserved /8'" are no longer excuses
>by any stretch of the imagination.
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