[ppml] APNIC policy proposal to create a regulated market in IPv4 addresses

Scott Leibrand sleibrand at internap.com
Sat Aug 4 15:05:45 EDT 2007

Bill Woodcock wrote:
>       On Sat, 4 Aug 2007, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>     > A policy proposal currently being discussed by APNIC's PPML 
>     > equivalent (sig-policy) would create a regulated market in IPv4 
>     > addresses.
> Uh, actually an _unregulated_ market, which is the bone of contention.
>     " ...proposal to _remove_ APNIC policy restrictions on the
>          transfer of registration of IPv4 address allocations... "

The regulation I'm referring to are the conditions on the IPv4 address 
block and on the source and recipients of the transfer.  I agree that 
the proposed regulation is rather weak, and is *much* weaker than 
present regulations on address transfer.


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