DoD IP Space
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Mon Apr 26 13:59:47 UTC 2021
On Mon, Apr 26, 2021 at 6:36 AM Tom Beecher <beecher at beecher.cc> wrote:
> As long as that IP space was isolated to the .mil network, it was private
>> space, as far as the Internet was concerned.
> The DoD allocation of 11/8 predates the concept of 'private network space'.
> 11/8 was first assigned to the DoD in RFC 943 in April of 1985. The
> concept of IPv4 space for private networks was first defined in RFC 1597,
> March 1994. (Which eventually would become RFC1918. )
> The fact that certain parties decided on their own that space not present
> in the global routing table was 'fair game' or 'private' doesn't make them
> correct, it simply makes them ill informed.
My reading of this thread is that the space is now permanently bogon’d for
some honeypot. so yeah, it is fair game. Enjoy the public goods all !
> On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 7:18 PM Mel Beckman <mel at beckman.org> wrote:
>> It’s the INTERNET that is civilian, not the IP space. As long as that IP
>> space was isolated to the .mil network, it was private space, as far as the
>> Internet was concerned. Now DoD has moved it into the civilian Internet,
>> and I treat them as potentially malicious as I do any other organization
>> that lies, cheats, and steals the public trust.
>> > On Apr 24, 2021, at 3:45 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> > On Sat, Apr 24, 2021 at 8:26 AM Mel Beckman <mel at beckman.org> 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.
>> > Regards,
>> > Bill Herrin
>> > --
>> > William Herrin
>> > bill at herrin.us
>> > https://bill.herrin.us/
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