[arin-ppml] "Millions of Internet Addresses Are Lying Idle"(slashdot)

Jo Rhett jrhett at svcolo.com
Tue Oct 21 14:32:35 EDT 2008

On Oct 21, 2008, at 2:57 AM, <michael.dillon at bt.com> <michael.dillon at bt.com 
 > wrote:
> Recovering all these bits and pieces of IP address space requires
> a lot of effort which costs money. For instance, imagine two
> /23 subnets with 7 hosts apiece due to consolidation of servers
> onto more powerful hardware. You can get back a /24 if you renumber
> both of those subnets.

I'm talking about /12s and /16s which are lying completely idle and  

Jo Rhett
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