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

Eric Vyncke (evyncke) evyncke at
Wed Apr 9 17:20:35 CEST 2014


Thanks for the paper pointers but this paper is about the experiment in
2012/2013 while I was rather referring to another wide scale test in
2013/2014. I knew about the former but not the latter


On 9/04/14 17:04, "Bill Owens" <owens at> wrote:

>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
>>    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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