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

Kevin Loch kloch at kl.net
Mon Aug 6 11:21:35 EDT 2007

David Conrad wrote:

> Also, does anyone believe ISPs are going to remove the filters that  
> implicitly limit the length of a usable (for the purposes of highest  
> likelihood of global routability) IPv4 prefix to a /24?  If so, why?

I hope not, and if subdivision/deaggregation gets bad enough we will see 
filters tighten.  In a worst case scenario we filter at /20 across
the board  and anyone using longer prefix gets to move.

- Kevin

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