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

Scott Howard scott at doc.net.au
Wed Sep 19 18:02:18 UTC 2012


On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Mike Hale <eyeronic.design at gmail.com>wrote:

> So...why do you need publicly routable IP addresses if they aren't
> publicly routable?
>

Because doing anything else is Harmful!  There's even an RFC that says so!

http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1627 - Network 10 Considered Harmful

Ford's /8 was allocated in 1988, a full 6 years before RFC1597 (the
precursor to RFC1918) was released.

  Scott.


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