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Re: Fwd: 41/8 announcement

  • From: steve
  • Date: Fri May 26 03:22:52 2006

well they're not really hijacking it - as in they are not announcing it or affecting unrelated networks on the internet

its no different than a private firewall/security policy, except we know they're doing it because they're broken not because they intend to be denying connectivity to those networks.

Steve

On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 10:31:24AM +0000, bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:
> 
>  so how many ISPs will shun fastweb for hijacking address space?
>  (please do -NOT- respond, its a retorical question...)
> 
> --bill
> 
> 
> On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 11:37:12AM +0300, Richard Mikisa wrote:
> > 
> > This came in from someone in Italy..
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From:  *****
> > Date: May 24, 2006 11:15 AM
> > Subject: Re: 41/8 announcement
> > To: rmikisa@gmail.com
> > 
> > 
> > >>Turns out the folks at fastweb (Italy) NAT there adsl clients but
> > >>instead of using the rfc1918 space like most people, they use
> > >>unassigned
> > >>global /8s. Well 41/8 is one of there NATted allocations for Turin. No
> > >>amount of emails will get them to respond, calling isn't any better
> > >>as I
> > >>get only Italian speaking people at the other end. Any ideas out
> > >>there?
> > 
> > Yes: you lose, sorry. :-)
> > Many of their networking people are less than clueful, and I fear that
> > they are not going to renumber a whole city just to let their customers
> > communicate with a few African networks...
> > Let me know if you need more information.
> > (Feel free to repost this if needed, but please remove my name.)
> > 
> > --
> > ciao,
> > *******
> > 
> > -- 
> > cheers
> > Richard

-- 
Stephen J. Wilcox
BSc (Hons).  CCIE #10730
Technical Director, Telecomplete
http://www.telecomplete.co.uk/





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