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Re: /8 end user assignment?
Hi David, I realise that but: 1. Softbank BB is not on my radar of likely /8 candidates (of course, geography may be the reason for that) 2. We know cable companies, dsl providers and mobile companies can use this many IPs, but they generally seem to make use of NAT and IPv6. If everyone in this category who could justify a /8 applied and received them we might be in real trouble with our IPv4 space. I had said elsewhere this was unprecedented but was then pointed at 22.214.171.124/9, 126.96.36.199/10 which is Comcast assigned in April. I'm surprised none of these assignemtns have shown up on mailing lists.. Steve On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, David Conrad wrote: > Stephen, > > If you can justify a /8, ARIN will allocate one to you (not that I > speak for ARIN or anything, but that's how things work). Presumably > Softbank BB justified the /8 APNIC allocated to them. > > Rgds, > -drc > > On Aug 4, 2005, at 11:07 AM, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote: > > > > > Ok, back up a second.... > > > > 126/8 Jan 05 APNIC (whois.apnic.net) > > > > inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 > > netname: BBTEC > > descr: Japan Nation-wide Network of Softbank BB Corp. > > status: ALLOCATED PORTABLE > > changed: firstname.lastname@example.org 20050208 > > > > > > i thought the decade of giving class A's to large corporates had > > long since > > passed.. we've got some major network rollout coming up, i need an > > extra 16 > > million IPs, so can i get one? > > > > wtf? > > > > Steve > > > >