Not to beat a dead horse

Avi Freedman freedman at
Tue Dec 19 03:36:23 UTC 1995

But I still see 4 /24s advertised in 208/8:

Now, besides the fact that & could be
(grin), what IS the appropriate way to deal with an ongoing situation
where un-NIC-allocated IP space is advertised on the Internet?

We have no plans to implement incoming route filters on 208/8 - who
knows when the NIC will start allocating out of it.

Obviously, having announcements of unallocated address space "work" for
the long term is a bad precedent to set.  Yes, it can be a pain to deal
with the NIC (which is following policies approved of by most NSPs)
to get address space, but ...


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