Rogers Canada using 7.0.0.0/8 for internal address space

Brielle Bruns bruns at 2mbit.com
Tue May 24 11:17:02 CDT 2011


On 5/24/11 10:07 AM, Cameron Byrne wrote:
> There is no fixing the lack of IPv4, just more band-aids.  IPv4 has
> been scarce for the last 10 years that i have been in this industry.
> I remember one of my first jobs was assigning IP addresses to
> customers at an ISP .... and people on the other end of the phone
> throwing chairs in anger because they can't launch their web site
> until i received their detailed justification for more ipv4 addresses.
>   That was 10 years ago.
>
> Yes, the issue before was people being lazy and not wanting to do the
> paper work or working the system (because IPv4 was scarce then too).
> Now, there is legitimately not enough space for folks to deploy IPv4
> in fast growing edges of the network like M2M (this includes point of
> sale), mobile, cloud, and many other places.... and there is no time
> to get in thumb wrestling wars with ARIN over what is used where (boss
> wants it done yesterday)
>
> It will get worse before it gets better.


I think the appropriate phrase here is, "Your lack of planning does not 
constitute an emergency on my part."



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Brielle Bruns
The Summit Open Source Development Group
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