Yet another Merit (ASN 237) IPv6 Darknet in the last months?

Bill Owens owens at
Wed Apr 9 17:04:34 CEST 2014

On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 02:30:53PM +0000, Eric Vyncke (evyncke) wrote:
>    I know that Merit run an IPv6 darknet in 2012, but, but looking
>    at (showing the
>    amount of not aggregated announced prefixes based on route data)
>    it appears that ASN 237 had announced 2600::/12, 2800::/12, ... From
>    2013-10-28 to 2014-01-28.
>    Was there any announcement of this? I googled without success :-(
>    Thanks in advance for any pointer

Three pointers - the paper:

the talk about it:

and the resulting controversy:


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