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On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:52 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at ipinc.net> wrote:
> On 11/8/2010 6:26 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
>>
>> In message<206001cb7f91$64b8f6e0$2e2ae4a0$@com>,
>> "Warren Johnson"<warren at wholesaleinternet.com>  wrote:
>>
>>> I simply think it is intriguing that a large evangelist and proponent of
>>> ipv6 adoption required a gigantic allocation.  It demonstrates the
>>> complexity of the issue.
>>
>>
>> Just curious... Who is the official keeper of the IPv4 doomsday clock,
>> and how much closer to midnite does this allocation put us?
>>
>
> That's a catch-22.  You cannot runout of IPv4 unless you get the Internet
> very popular but it's the popularity of the Internet that forces you to
> runout of IPv4.
>
> I frankly am much more interested in what the percentage of that 8
> million IPs is free Legacy space and what percentage are they paying
> ARIN for?
>

 Huh?  They got the /9 on 10/21/2010 - which means none of it is
legacy and they are paying for all of it.  ...they were probably
already billing as an XL ($18k/yr) so it isn't costing them anything
extra.

No magic here.. anyone can look at the allocation, allocation dates
and the resources held under an org id:

The allocation:
http://whois.arin.net/rest/org/CCCH-3.html

Resources held under that org-id (including a /13, which would have
put them into the XL category prior to the /9 being allocated)
http://whois.arin.net/rest/org/CCCH-3/nets



> Ted
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