Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Tue May 24 10:42:45 CDT 2011


On May 24, 2011, at 7:56 AM, Rubens Kuhl wrote:

> On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:28 PM, Mark Farina <markfarina76 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As of April 27th I have started to receive dhcp broadcast requests
>> originating from the 7.0.0.0/8 network. Based on MAC addresses, it
>> seems that this is communication between the Rogers border/node
>> hardware (MAC assigned to Cisco) and my Motorola cable modem.
>> 
>> Is the DoD releasing this range to Rogers? Or has Rogers squatted on
>> this space due to exhaustion of their 10/8 use? We've seen other
>> vendors and ISP squat on previously unused ranges (the 1/8 or 5/8s).
>> Could they not wrap their internal cable modem to node chatter in
>> IPv6, instead of using assigned address space?
> 
> Squatting resources from an organization that can deploy F/A-18
> Hornets, F/A-22 Raptors, Predator drones or Navy SEALs is probably bad
> to your health.

It's been a while since we fought a war with canada.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War

> 
> Rubens
> 




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