[ipv6-wg] route6: 2A00::/12

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Thu Nov 1 17:50:28 CET 2012

On 2012-11-01 17:36, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 05:00:31PM +0100, Antonio Prado wrote:
>> On 11/1/12 4:44 PM, Mirjam Kuehne wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Just to confirm: The RIPE NCC is aware of this and has authorised MERIT
>>> to use the address space for this purpose. You can find some more
>>> details on RIPE Labs:
>>> https://labs.ripe.net/Members/mirjam/ipv6-darknet-experiment
>> Hi,
>> on Merit website has appeared a comprehensive page, with Letters of
>> authority as well:
>> http://software.merit.edu/darknetv6/
> Notice that the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cjdns darknet uses the private
> fc00::/8 subnet. Address collisions are possible, but astronomically
> unlikely, as node addresses are randomly generated, and look e.g. like
> fc1f:e5ad:e003:b6a3:d5dd:cdf1:30c1:5e06

As they just picked some random address space to use, they should not be
complaining about collisions.

It is not listed here:

As such, their usage is wrong and nobody needs to account for it.


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