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

Martin Millnert martin at
Mon Aug 20 23:52:41 CEST 2012


On Mon, 2012-08-20 at 21:49 +0000, Dave Temkin wrote:
> It's not just cost.  It goes against ARIN allocation policy, for one.
> I'm too lazy to look and see if it goes against RIPE also, but I'm
> imagining it does.  MDN covers you up to a /36

A /36 or /38 is a bit large, but last I checked, RIPE PIv6 policy allows
for multiple sites in one allocation, it's explicitly a valid reason.
Same number of bits anyway (or actually, fewer bits than /32.)


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