Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

Skeeve Stevens skeeve at
Wed Feb 4 01:29:36 UTC 2009

I agree... I'd love to know where they got that from... who even wrote it?


-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew Palmer [mailto:mpalmer at] 
Sent: Wednesday, 4 February 2009 12:26 PM
To: nanog at
Subject: Re: Private use of non-RFC1918 IP space

On Wed, Feb 04, 2009 at 11:57:36AM +1100, Skeeve Stevens wrote:
> OK.
> Following myself up, and referencing a link someone else gave me in
> to IPv6
> Has the entry:
> Private use of other reserved addresses
> Several other address ranges, in addition to the official private ranges,
> are reserved for other or future uses, including and[1].
> In recent years, large companies have begun to use this address space
> internally.

[citation required]

- Matt

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