/24 in the RIPE netblocks

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Thu May 28 20:51:21 UTC 1998

	That netblock space is in what is termed the swamp, or
toxic waste dump.

	Nobody that i'm aware of filters that other than at /24

	- jared

On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 09:52:20PM +0200, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
> Ripe delegates the 193/8, 194/8 and 195/8 blocks to european customers and
> some of these are /24 called "provider independant" nets and therefore
> arent connected to an ISP but rather directly to the customer and thus by
> definitition cannot be aggregated. The original idea was to have these so
> people wouldnt have to renumber when changing ISPs. I guess a lot of you
> consider this "a bad thing" (tm) but it's the way it is... 
> My question is how many in the US filter out these /24 announcements from
> these blocks? And if you filter, would you consider making an exception
> for /24 in 193,194,195/8?

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