Those 6 more As
david at cwi.net
Thu Mar 14 03:55:09 UTC 1996
22.214.171.124/14 advertised as 126.96.36.199/8
>sh ip b 188.8.131.52
BGP routing table entry for 184.108.40.206 255.0.0.0, version 5218403
Paths: (2 available, best #2, advertised over IBGP, EBGP)
On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Jim Fleming wrote:
> $ whois netblk-athome
> @Home (NETBLK-ATHOME)
> 385 Ravendale Drive
> Mountain View, CA 94043
> Netname: ATHOME
> Netblock: 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
> Mockapetris, Paul V. (PM1) pvm at HOME.NET
> 415-944-7200 415-944-7221 (FAX) 415-944-8501
> Domain System inverse mapping provided by:
> TELLER.HOME.NET 22.214.171.124
> NS1.GEO.NET 126.96.36.199
> Record last updated on 24-Jan-96.
> The InterNIC Registration Services Host contains ONLY Internet Information
> (Networks, ASN's, Domains, and POC's).
> Please use the whois server at nic.ddn.mil for MILNET Information.
> From: Sanjay Dani[SMTP:sanjay at professionals.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 1996 10:12 AM
> To: tli at cisco.com; bmanning at isi.edu; nanog at merit.edu
> Cc: ejk at nitrous.digex.net; cidrd at iepg.org
> Subject: Re: Those 6 more As
> >58% whois 188.8.131.52
> >@Home (NETBLK-ATHOME) ATHOME 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
> >Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) (RESERVED) (NET-RESERVED-24) RESERVED-24
> > 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
> On a related topic: I am guessing that this is the first allocation
> given to @Home by the InterNIC. I wonder how @home influenced
> the NIC's "slow start" procedure and acquired a /14 when the first
> allocation for every other ISP is /22 through /19.
> What works for a company that does not (yet) have a single customer ?
> Marketing hype, an ambitious business plan, impressive VC lineup,
> media hype or the presense of a highly respected routing expert ?
> I would like to know how we can "buy" addresses.
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