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Yet another Quadruple DNS?
On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 7:08 PM, <nop at imap.cc> wrote:
> From what I can tell, this has not been "allocated" (probably closer to a LOA)?
> All contacts and maintainers on the inetnum object are still APNIC's, Cloudflare
> does not have free access to do whatever they want here.
Did you ask WHOIS? Looks like the /24 is Portable-Assigned to
a joint project.
I don't know that APNIC is necessarily required to make a public consultation;.
If it was from an ARIN block; ARIN wouldn't have to "ask the public either"...
the Number Resource Policy allows for /24 micro-allocations for
critical infrastructure, which exactly describes the nature of an anycasted
/24 for the service IP of a shared open DNS recursive resolver service,
and the RIR could potentially allocate from any block under their control that
were deemed most suitable for the critical infrastructure.
Then again, maybe APNIC made a consultation at their February meeting
One thing i'm sure is they wouldn't have to ask NANOG's permission.
$ whois 184.108.40.206
% Whois data copyright terms http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html
% Information related to '220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168'
% Abuse contact for '22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199' is 'abuse at apnic.net'
inetnum: 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
descr: APNIC and Cloudflare DNS Resolver project
descr: Routed globally by AS13335/Cloudflare
descr: Research prefix for APNIC Labs
status: ASSIGNED PORTABLE
remarks: All Cloudflare abuse reporting can be done via
remarks: resolver-abuse at cloudflare.com