Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Mon May 23 23:32:05 CDT 2011


In message <BANLkTi=i6nSSvj-ah2nbWpiZ_jYhLc3Lsg at mail.gmail.com>, Cameron Byrne 
writes:
> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 9:09 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net> wro=
> te:
> > 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. =A0It's whether th=
> e DoD will ever announce anything in 7.
> >
> > If they do, any Rogers customer who wants to talk to it is screwed. =A0Wh=
> ether they have a 7 addy or not, Rogers' routers will not let the packet le=
> ave Rogers' borders.
> >
> 
> Now, the onus is on the DoD to make its content available over unique
> IPv6 space so that the Roger's customers can get to it using the
> 6to4-PMT solution.  There is always a solution.

There is also the option of having customers that need 6to4, etc.
just register on the web site like customers that need port 25/TCP
open register with many ISPs.  Those customers then get addresses
from different pools for which 6to4 works.

> Cameron
> 
> > --
> > TTFN,
> > patrick
> >
> >
> >
> 
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