Dear Akamai, you got a /32 there not a bunch of /48s - how to break Facebook and annoy lots of users

Nick Hilliard nick at
Mon Aug 20 23:08:16 CEST 2012

On 20/08/2012 21:42, Pekka Savola wrote:
> Someone once said (and wrote), "call me when we have 1000 prefixes." Well,
> now we have 10000 prefixes and half of them are crap. There's no response
> when I try to call. I love the smell of crappy prefixes in the morning...
> it smells like.. ipv6 deployment!
> The moral of this story? There are plenty. You get to pick.

The ratio of prefixes to unique ASNs is still pretty good though.  This is
a better metric of crappiness than the raw number of prefixes.


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