On 1/25/07, william(at)elan.net <william(_at_)elan(_dot_)net> wrote:
On Thu, 25 Jan 2007, Martin Hannigan wrote:
[ snip, discussion to digest - thanks ]
> Take the case of 60 /8 (IIRC). It was allocated to APNIC by IANA and
> almost immediately
> spammers began unauthorized advertisements of prefixes high in this
> block, "politely" staying ahead of the RIR allocations, but using them
> as "fresh" address space. In a reputation system, those blocks would
> likely be marked bad since they are unallocated
> at the RIR level.
These are bogon ips and some of us are rejecting them already, see
http://www.completewhois.com/bogons/ and blacklist for it is
They aren't bogons. They've been allocated to the RIR. They are unassigned
to ISP's or end users, but are eligible for assignment.
"Bogons is the name used to describe ip blocks not allocated by IANA and RIRs
to ISPs and organizations plus all other ip blocks that are reserved
for private or
special use by RFC"
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