In a nutshell ... the IP addresses defined as private will not beIn this case, the IP addresses are not from the private ones, so there is a chance things can get confused
transferred on the public internet. It is enforced, like everything else
on the internet, by convention.
It doesn't really matter what you do behind your firewall. The only
technical problem caused by using a public IP assigned to someone else is
that you won't be able to communicate with the legitimate holder of that
IP. In this case, that is not likely to be a problem.
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