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Re: ISP Filter Policies--Effect is what?
From: John Fraizer <nanog () Overkill EnterZone Net>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 16:27:25 -0400 (EDT)
You can be damned skippy that if we had a legacy B, I wouldn't be
returning it any time soon. It's the part about NOT paying arin fees that
makes it most attractive. If ARIN had a policy like "If you return your
legacy B and only need a /19, /18, 17, we'll simply trade -- no fees -- no
harm -- no foul" I think that more people would be returning unused
address space. As it stands, there is really no tangible incentive and
VERY tangible penalties for doing so.
On Tue, 8 May 2001, Christian Kratzer wrote:
Stephen, you neglected to look at the big picture. The "organization" has
the /16 but has sites spread out all over the planet and has assigned
/24's to them. Additionally, they connect into the global net via diverse
why do they have a /16 then ???
As good net citicens they should get their /whatever they need at each
location from their respective providers.
If they can't even afford to buy a decent backbone to connect their
sites they have no need whatsoever for their own /16.
Please rtfm on rf1918 addressing for internal use
People like that are polluting the global routing tables with unnecessar
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