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Yet another Quadruple DNS? link has details of the service.

No official announcement from APNIC (though Geoff replied my direct email
inquiry privately)

I donâ??t know why this prefix was handed over to any company for a service
without public consultation but again this may or may not be required. I am
just suprised to see lack of transparency about this allocation rather than
anything else.

World needs more services like this to make internet better and safer, i
donâ??t think it is important what IPs are , ie: opendns , they might not
have fancy ip block but they get the job done!(well done!)


On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 6:06 PM Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
> in Nepal?
> One thing i'm sure is they wouldn't have to ask NANOG's permission.
> $ whois
> % [whois.apnic.net]
> % Whois data copyright terms    http://www.apnic.net/db/dbcopyright.html
> % Information related to ' -'
> % Abuse contact for ' -' is 'abuse at apnic.net'
> inetnum: -
> netname:        APNIC-LABS
> descr:          APNIC and Cloudflare DNS Resolver project
> descr:          Routed globally by AS13335/Cloudflare
> descr:          Research prefix for APNIC Labs
> country:        AU
> org:            ORG-ARAD1-AP
> admin-c:        AR302-AP
> tech-c:         AR302-AP
> mnt-by:         APNIC-HM
> mnt-routes:     MAINT-AU-APNIC-GM85-AP
> mnt-irt:        IRT-APNICRANDNET-AU
> status:         ASSIGNED PORTABLE
> remarks:        ---------------
> remarks:        All Cloudflare abuse reporting can be done via
> remarks:        resolver-abuse at cloudflare.com
> remarks:        ---------------
> last-modified:  2018-03-30T01:51:28Z
> source:         APNIC
> .....
> --
> -JH