What search results can you bring to support your point ?
inetnum: 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11 netname: EU-ZZ-151 descr: Various Registries country: EU # Country is really world wide remarks: These addresses were issued by The IANA before the formation of Regional Internet Registries. <> org: ORG-NCC1-RIPE admin-c: IANA1-RIPE tech-c: IANA1-RIPE status: ALLOCATED UNSPECIFIED mnt-by: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT mnt-lower: RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT mnt-routes: RIPE-NCC-RPSL-MNT source: RIPE # Filtered >
CIDR: 18.104.22.168/16, 22.214.171.124/15, 126.96.36.199/14, 188.8.131.52/13, 184.108.40.206/12, 220.127.116.11/11, 18.104.22.168/11, 22.214.171.124/14, 126.96.36.199/16 NetName: RIPE-ERX-151-1-0-0 NetHandle: NET-151-1-0-0-1 Parent: NET-151-0-0-0-0 NetType: Early Registrations, Transferred to RIPE NCC Comment: These addresses have been further assigned to users in Comment: the RIPE NCC region. Contact information can be found in Comment: the RIPE database at http://www.ripe.net/whois RegDate: 2003-04-02 Updated: 2003-06-18
Interesting thread. Just to add- I recently came across a customer using 188.8.131.52/16 internally and I was sure it was not correct. They argued otherwise and I found this interesting link while researching:
What happens, sometime people is not happy with the standard private space, mainly because everyone else is using it. They are afraid that it will overlap with other part of the network, a company acquisiton, or it just looks more serious. I also have seen ISPs that literally ran out of private space. So at that point they begin guessing which public space has the less chances to be ever used on the Internet. From there some wild picks, 23/8, 128, 151 and whatelse.
Riight or wrong, that is what is being done everyday.
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