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

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed Sep 19 05:05:02 UTC 2012


> "this is the arin vigilante cultural view of the world.  luckily, the
>  disease does not propagate sufficiently to cross oceans."
> 
> I'd love to hear the reasoning for this.  Why would it be bad policy
> to force companies to use the resources they are assigned or give them
> back to the general pool?

QED

the ipv4 pool is about gone, move to ipv6
nat sucks bigtime, big nats suck even bigger
global bgp never converges
all devices fail, often two or more at once
'private' routing announcements will leak unless there is an air gap

get over it and get back to work moving packets

randy



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