[arin-ppml] The Library Book Approach to IPv4 Scarcity

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Wed Oct 29 15:19:24 EDT 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net 
> [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Alan Batie
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 11:55 AM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] The Library Book Approach to IPv4 Scarcity
> 
> Kevin Kargel wrote:
> 
> > This data could be used by the publishers of various bogon 
> lists that 
> > the community can take advantage of to prune routing 
> tables.  If the 
> > community is actively concerned ARIN could publish an 
> "official" bogon 
> > list that could be incorporated into routing decisions.
> 
> Just make sure that the list management is responsive to 
> corrections; though it looks like there would only be one to 
> worry about with this idea, the morass of false positives in 
> the spam blacklist world is enough to make one wary.
> 

Yes, but in this case the maintainer is the same as the generator and the
inputer.  This would be closed loop as opposed to the open loop of email
RBL's..  ARIN would be evaluating their own data..  Not taking in data from
end users..  

The ARIN bogon list would just be (!allocated) ..  Or allocated not..
However your prefer to perceive it..  The likelihood of success and accuracy
are much greater than when trying to act on the evalutaions of end users. 
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