ARIN to Allocate from

Bruce Campbell bc at
Wed Nov 10 21:02:27 UTC 1999

On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Steve Rubin wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 11:50:57AM -0500, Richard Steenbergen wrote:
> > 
> > I might almost be happy, except this breaks the oh-so-nice filter of
> > at borders (effectively reduces random src spoofed attacks
> > by 25%, and covers as well). Go ARIN. </sarcasm>

Urm, last time I checked, ARIN was not in the position to arbitarily
decide which /8 (of the reserved /8s) it would start assigning from next. 
That decision is in the hands of IANA ne ICANN. 

> The #'s have to come from somewhere, and 64/8 is just as good as any
> other chunk of address space.  Maybe a charge of $1/yr should be imposed for

ISPs within the APNIC and RIPE ranges of 61/8 and 62/8 respectively have
already gone through trying to get filters redone by US ISPs over the past
few years.


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