How polluted is 1/8?

Justin M. Streiner streiner at cluebyfour.org
Thu Feb 4 08:26:34 CST 2010


On Thu, 4 Feb 2010, Nathan Ward wrote:

> On 4/02/2010, at 9:19 AM, Justin M. Streiner wrote:
>
>> I would hope that the APNIC would opt not to assign networks that 
>> would contain 1.1.1.1 or 1.2.3.4 to customers for exactly that reason. 
>> The signal-to-noise ratio for those addresses is likely pretty high. 
>> The noise is likely contained on many internal networks for now 
>> because a corresponding route doesn't show up in the global routing 
>> table at the moment.  Once that changes....
>
> 1.1.1/24 and 1.2.3/24 are assigned to APNIC. Unless they release them, 
> the general public will not get addresses in these.

Yes, I did see that.  What I noticed yesterday was that there were no 
prefixes that cover 1.1.1.1 or 1.2.3.4 being announced globally at that
point.

jms




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