[arin-ppml] An ARIN request to return address space as a service to community?
Iljitsch van Beijnum
iljitsch at muada.com
Fri Sep 5 11:07:59 EDT 2008
On 5 sep 2008, at 7:16, John Curran wrote:
> While I agree that it is simple, elegant, and in keeping with the
> of "old Internet", is there any chance that the request will also be
> as "quaint" and/or perhaps "out of touch with reality"? Would that
Observation: about a quarter of the legacy /8s are held by various US
government entities. How about instigating an effort in Washington to
get a significant part of that returned?
I'm sure a lot of that DOD space is used for military purposes, but I
should hope that that stuff isn't connected to the public internet. If
it isn't, that space can be reused, with the only issue being the
systems that must connect to both the public internet and the private
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