[ppml] APNIC policy proposal to create a regulated market in IPv4 addresses
sleibrand at internap.com
Sat Aug 4 18:24:57 EDT 2007
Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On 4-aug-2007, at 23:22, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> I don't think anyone expects the default maximum prefix length accepted
>> to get longer than /24 any time soon. The problem I see with prop-050
>> is that it bypasses the APNIC minimum allocation length (usually /20 or
>> /21, sometimes /22) and allows allocations to be carved up into /24's
>> and sold. If we see that actually happening, it will be much more
>> difficult in the future to appropriately filter deaggregates (/24's,
>> /23's, etc.) if the IPv4 routing table grows to the point that networks
>> want to do so.
> In the RIPE region, I get a /21 when I become a LIR. For the purpose
> of this discussion, assuming something similar in the APNIC region. So
> what if I sell off 4 /24s to different people, use the other 4 myself
> and come back for more? Is APNIC going to hold me responsible for the
> use of those /24s that I sold? What if I request a /8 because I can
> sell 65000 /24s?
Take a look at the policy proposal. There's a 24-month waiting period
for people who sell addresses.
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