Who is announcing bogons?

>
> > > > > net 39 was left in my care by my previous boss.
> >
> > that time is past, and the purpose for which this was allocated was met,
> > and you can return the block to IANA now.
>
> yes, and it looks like nearly all the cruft that was put into
> play around that prefix is nearly gone.when its well and
> truely dead, I'll be happy to turn it in.

If all the cruft is nearly gone, why is there a need to still announce
39.0.0.0/8? Can you perhaps explain what EP/IX needs to have 39.0.0.0/8
to be globally routed? Curious minds would like to know.

  who said it needs to be globally routed?