[CentOS] OT: is not private anymore?

Fri Jul 1 14:05:30 UTC 2011
Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu>

On Friday, July 01, 2011 05:52:51 AM Fajar Priyanto wrote:
> Google comes to my knowledge that is not a private IP anymore?
> Since when? has never been an RFC1918 'private' address.  Applications that treat it as such are broken.

RFC1918 ( http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1918 ) only list three address blocks for private use:,, and

All other blocks are either reserved or are allocated (at this point, at least).