Class "B" IP BLOCK

Matt Levine matt at
Sat May 3 22:39:26 UTC 2003

On Saturday, May 3, 2003, at 06:21 PM, <bdragon at> wrote:

>> On Saturday, May 3, 2003, at 05:37 PM, <bdragon at> wrote:
>>>> Dear Nanog,
>>>> I have a class "B" IP block of addresses (IP -
>>>> for sale / lease and two questions for the
>>>> group:
>>> I'ld like to propose adding to Team Cymru's bogon
>>> filter.
>> Is there a new RFC we should be aware of ?
> Hmm, while we're at it, what relationship do you have with
> Erie Forge and Steel, other than squatting on some of their
> address space.
> Perhaps is another example of hijacked address
> space.
> I wonder if they are even aware they have address space...
> The only value in a central registry is the tacit agreement
> networks provide to police themselves in accordance with said registry.
> Agreeing to gut and maim those who seek to abuse it.

Which is all well and good, and while I wont try to put words in 
anybody from Cymru's mouth, they would appear to be making a list
of IP addresses which have not been allocated to a RIR, I would think 
policing arin or anybody else's allocations is outside the scope of 
what they'd like to do.

Matt Levine
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