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Re: Operational Issues with 18.104.22.168/8...
Alec H. Peterson wrote: > --On Monday, December 9, 2002 9:48 -0500 Leo Bicknell > <[email protected]> wrote: >> The problem here is that ARIN (and the other registries) are the >> ones who can contact the users. > > But Michael is not talking about the registries _contacting_ people > with a message about changes in unallocated blocks, he's talking > about one specific regional registry providing a list of all > unallocated space (that still 'belongs' to IANA/ICANN). IANA already maintains a public list of assigned space, and thus by negation a list of unassigned space. Anyone who cares enough to update their filters has all the information they need to. While sending gratuitous messages to ASN/SWIP contacts is a nice idea, it's still gratuitous. S