Reply to post: Re: Time to claw some back

OK, this time it's for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: Time to claw some back

"they were assigned before IANA existed"

Yup, and the guy who assigned them (Jon Postel) has been dead over 20 years.

And there have been some highly questionable acquisitions of some of those blocks (Such as how OSF1's block ended up in the hands of av8 software, via OSF1's tech contact apparently just walking off with it when OSF1 effectively ceased to exist)

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