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Re: 214/8 and 215/8
- From: Simon Lyall
- Date: Thu Nov 01 13:54:00 2001
On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Eliot Lear wrote:
> I'm not sure the current discussion is timely. Do we really want to start
> a reclaiming effort of IP addresses? Addresses such as Apple's, HP's,
> IBM's and others were made long before RFC2050.
Well by the looks of things ARIN, RIPE and APNIC are working their way
though about a /8 each every year or so. This means that Class C space (as
such) is going to be used up in a year or two (only 220-223/8 is
There are still over 60 /8s unallocated after that which means we aren't
going to run out for a few years. When the numbers for broadband start
working however things could quickly get tight.
Still it's a bit off when Defence Establishments have /8s and probally a
minimal number of world visable networks while medium sized countries have
A quick check shows that the following /8s have little or nothing of them
advertised into the global routing table. Of course there are probally a
few others that have the /8 ad and almost no actual use.
006/8 Army Information Systems Center
008/8 Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
011/8 DoD Intel Information Systems
019/8 Ford Motor Company
022/8 Defense Information Systems Agency
025/8 Royal Signals and Radar Establishment
026/8 Defense Information Systems Agency
029/8 Defense Information Systems Agency
030/8 Defense Information Systems Agency
034/8 Halliburton Company
045/8 Interop Show Network
046/8 Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
048/8 Prudential Securities Inc.
051/8 Deparment of Social Security of UK
052/8 E.I. duPont de Nemours and Co., Inc.
054/8 Merck and Co., Inc.
056/8 U.S. Postal Service
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