Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Mon May 23 23:09:39 CDT 2011


On May 24, 2011, at 12:02 AM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 11:34 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I don't think they have to hijack space from DoD. I think there are a
>> number of other options available to them. They might cost more, but,
>> they also come with somewhat lower risks
> 
> the good thing is 7 exists on networks that will never see the light
> of day... so it's just like 10! only lower and cooler! (and lucky, if
> you believe the movies and all)

It's not just whether those networks will ever leak 7.  It's whether the DoD will ever announce anything in 7.

If they do, any Rogers customer who wants to talk to it is screwed.  Whether they have a 7 addy or not, Rogers' routers will not let the packet leave Rogers' borders.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick





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