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Re: 64.0.0.0/8 etc. [was: Re: BGP Question - how do work around...]

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Tue Feb 27 18:28:39 2001

On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 08:01:46AM -0800, Christian Nielsen wrote:
> 
> > For 64.0.0.0/8 this seems to have happened in the meantime... but now
> > there's a route for 62.0.0.0/8 (the RIPE equivalent of 64.0.0.0/8), sigh.
> 
> i dont know why you even allow 64/8 and/or 62/8 into your network. Filter
> them...

Aren't many Earthlink dialups in 64/8?

Filtering that would mean his employees couldn't get Sprint DSL, and
prevent millions of potential customers from reaching his web servers.

That's not smart business.  It's called "cutting off your nose to spite
your face."

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