Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 public DNS broken w/ AT&T CPE

Alan Buxey alan.buxey at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 17:11:34 UTC 2018


thats probably a key part of the experiment - to find locations and
systems where 1.1.1.1 is trashed.

it should be routable and its about time that vendors stopped messing
around in that space - hopefully this is
one of the sticks that prods people to start to behave - at which
point 1.0.0.0/8 will regain value too and can be used by APNIC
for other requirements.


as for those berating addresses used for experiments - there are MANY
networking experiments going on out there , the Internet itself
derives from one big ongoing experiment...and some would even say it
IS still an experiment.

alan

On 2 April 2018 at 17:04, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>> This looks like a willy-waving exercise by Cloudflare coming up with the
>> lowest
>> quad-digit IP. They must have known that this would cause routing issues,
>> and
>> now suddenly it's our responsibility to make significant changes to live
>> infrastructures just so they can continue to look clever with the IP
>> address.
>
>
> Perhaps we can ask APNIC what the experiment is.  They surely know that
> 1.1.1.1 is messed up so I doubt that Matt expects every coffee shop in the
> world to bend to his will.
>
> Regards,
> John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for
> Dummies",
> Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. https://jl.ly


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