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Re: Allocation of IP Addresses
- From: Matt Zimmerman
- Date: Wed Mar 13 22:16:25 1996
On Wed, 13 Mar 1996, Michael Dillon wrote:
[give ISP's blocks out of 65/8, 96/8?]
> Of course, there is one little problem with this....
> bash$ whois 65
> Air Force Logistics Command (ASN-LOGNET) LOGNET-AS 65
> IANA (RESERVED-7) Reserved 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
> bash$ whois 96
> Army Finance and Accounting Office (ASN-JTELS) JTELS-BEN1-AS 96
> IANA (RESERVED-8) Reserved 126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
> How did these guys get such big chunks of address space reserved?
IANA: Internet Assigned Numbers Authority. The address space is theirs to
delegate in the first place. 64/8-126/8 is old Class-A space that is
"reserved indefinitely" according to RFC1466 (May '93).
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