[arin-ppml] [EXT] Re: Open Petition for ARIN-prop-266: BGP Hijacking is an ARIN Policy Violation

Michel Py michel at arneill-py.sacramento.ca.us
Mon May 6 18:25:13 EDT 2019

> Töma Gavrichenkov wrote :
> There was an initiative in March this year, by Paul Wouters I think,
> to allow use of 240/4, 224/4, 0/8, 127/8 etc. All of those are forbidden
> now by hard code in Linux, Windows and pretty much any switch firmware.
> I encourage you to follow the proceedings of Netdev 0x13 in Prague this year.
> Look up something like "IPv4 unicast extensions" 


Cisco has tried too, 11 years ago.

> While ARIN may not be (directly) responsible for this mess, it is the reality it ultimately happens to be a part of.

Indeed. This is a global Internet thing. There are more than a few places to patch, though.


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