The Department of Work and Pensions, UK has an entire /8

Alex Brooks askoorb+nanog at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 15:06:02 UTC 2012


On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 3:17 PM, Paul Thornton <prt at prt.org> wrote:
>
> On 18/09/2012 15:07, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> http://paritynews.com/network/item/325-department-of-work-and-pensions-uk-in-possession-of-169-million-unused-ipv4-addresses
>>
>> Department of Work and Pensions UK in Possession of 16.9 Million Unused
>> IPv4
>> Addresses
>
>
> The only slight snag in his argument is that the addresses are not unused.
> Not announced != Not used.
>

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_Secure_Intranet for
details on HM Government's Intranet, if you are so inclined.  It is
currently being transformed into the "Public Services Network":
http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/public-services-network.

Alex



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