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Re: Operational Issues with 22.214.171.124/8...
- From: Michael.Dillon
- Date: Fri Dec 06 12:22:52 2002
>> My question is as follows - We are losing customers because of this
>> problem. It is costing us reputation and money. It is out of our
>> control. If you were us, what would you do? We have already asked
>> to reassign us to a "friendlier" CIDR, and they refuse.
>ARIN don't guarantee routability of the blocks they allocate, and it's
>difficult to see how they ever could.
If you want to discuss what ARIN could or could not do, then please join
the ARIN ppml list.
> Perhaps this is an issue of community education, or one of needing
> better tools or methods for managing martian filters. Those issues are
> arguably both technical and operational.
The original poster doesn't have a problem with the community. He has a
problem with network operators who are not part of the community and that
is a reality of today's Internet that cannot be dealt with by technical
tools or operational methods.
But there are non-technical and non-operational actions actions that ARIN
could take to help. The details of those actions and whether or not ARIN
members want to act are matters for the ppml list.