DoD IP Space

Jean St-Laurent jean at
Sun Apr 25 12:29:51 UTC 2021

This is true and very interesting, but the opposite is also true. 

They are now reachable from probably nearly anywhere and therefore open for business. 😊 

Let's see what will slowly appear in and


-----Original Message-----
From: NANOG < at> On Behalf Of William Herrin
Sent: April 24, 2021 6:46 PM
To: Mel Beckman <mel at>
Cc: nanog at
Subject: Re: DoD IP Space

On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 8:26 AM Mel Beckman <mel at> wrote:
> This doesn’t sound good, no matter how you slice it. The lack of 
> transparency with a civilian resource is troubling at a minimum.

You do understand that the addresses in question are not and have never been "civilian." They came into DoD's possession when this was all still a military project funded by what's now DARPA.

Personally, I think we may have an all time record for the largest honeypot ever constructed. I'd love to be a fly on that wall.

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
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