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

Scott Howard scott at
Wed Sep 19 18:02:18 UTC 2012

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Mike Hale < at>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! - Network 10 Considered Harmful

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


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