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

goemon at anime.net goemon at anime.net
Wed Sep 19 07:04:18 UTC 2012


On Wed, 19 Sep 2012, Mark Andrews wrote:
> In message <Pine.LNX.4.64.1209182339200.5518 at sasami.anime.net>, goemon at anime.ne
> t writes:
>> On Tue, 18 Sep 2012, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> On Sep 18, 2012, at 21:11 , Mike Hale <eyeronic.design at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> "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?
>>> Many of them _ARE_ using them, just not using them directly on the public
>>> internet. There is nothing wrong with that.
>>>
>>> As others have said... !announced != !used.
>>
>> Is they are not using them directly on the public internet, then there's
>> no reason we can't use them.
>>
>> Problem solved!
> 	!announced whole world != !announced.
>
> 	There is a simple rule.

i guess my sarcasm was missed.

> 	DO NOT USE ADDRESSES THAT YOU HAVE NOT BEEN ALLOCATED.
>
> 	Anything else has the potential to cause operational problems.

Tell that to the providers who keep routing hijacked blocks for spammers :)

-Dan



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