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Re: Operational Issues with 22.214.171.124/8...
>> My question is as follows - We are losing customers because of this >> problem. It is costing us reputation and money. It is out of our >> control. If you were us, what would you do? We have already asked >> ARIN >> to reassign us to a "friendlier" CIDR, and they refuse. >ARIN don't guarantee routability of the blocks they allocate, and it's >difficult to see how they ever could. If you want to discuss what ARIN could or could not do, then please join the ARIN ppml list. > Perhaps this is an issue of community education, or one of needing > better tools or methods for managing martian filters. Those issues are > arguably both technical and operational. The original poster doesn't have a problem with the community. He has a problem with network operators who are not part of the community and that is a reality of today's Internet that cannot be dealt with by technical tools or operational methods. But there are non-technical and non-operational actions actions that ARIN could take to help. The details of those actions and whether or not ARIN members want to act are matters for the ppml list. --Michael Dillon