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

Scott Leibrand sleibrand at internap.com
Mon Aug 6 13:07:06 EDT 2007

David Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2007 at 09:29:27AM -0700, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> For that and many other reasons, it would make much more sense (in the 
>> worst case scenario) for everyone to filter according to the minimum 
>> allocation size for each IPv4 /8, as published by the RIRs (i.e. 
>> http://www.arin.net/reference/ip_blocks.html and 
>> http://www.apnic.net/db/min-alloc.html).
> A great idea, but won't they put more value on swamp class C networks?
> I can't think of a better way to drive value for a black/white market
> in ip space than to differentiate some of it.

I would note that the class C swamp isn't listed on these pages.  
Where/how to filter legacy classful space is left as an exercise for 
future operators...


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