[ppml] My view on IPv4 (was: Re: IPv4 wind-down)

Geoff Huston gih at apnic.net
Tue Apr 3 19:27:11 EDT 2007

At 03:37 AM 4/04/2007, Jim Weyand wrote:

>- it's unfair that more than 50% of all IPv4 address space is held by
>US entities which then get to make a lot of money from them, while
>the developing world holds next to no address space and would have to
>buy it from richer countries
>Can anybody document the 50% figure?  When I go to:
>  http://www.arin.net/statistics/jointstats.pdf
>It looks to me like ARIN has only assigned about 30% of the allocated
>IPv4 space.


(Its a pretty crude approach, and it uses the country code in the 
RIRs' stats files as the means of matching country codes to assignments)

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