Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

D'Arcy J.M. Cain darcy at
Mon Feb 2 20:09:14 UTC 2009

On Mon, 02 Feb 2009 19:55:49 +0100 (CET)
sthaug at wrote:
> My assumption throughout this whole discussion, which clearly has not
> been understood, is that the public IP block used internally is a
> properly allocated by the relevant addressing authority. That is, for
> me, the whole point of using public addresses to guarantee uniqueness.

OK, I understand.  My assumption was that the IP space was assigned
randomly since that was the premise that started this discussion.

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