[ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Soft Landing (version 2.0)

Edward Lewis Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Thu Aug 23 10:14:02 EDT 2007

At 17:44 -0700 8/22/07, David Conrad wrote:
>On Aug 22, 2007, at 4:54 PM, David Williamson wrote:
>>  This may sound horribly cynical, but do you think governments will
>>  sufficiently understand the problem and then be able to take any sort
>>  of meaningful action before The End?
>I'll see your cynicism and raise you.  Since when does understanding
>preclude governmental action?  :-)

A not so cynical question - has any government officially expressed 
any concerns about the IPv4 situation?  I mean, is the concern over 
how governments will see this a "boogey man" 
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boogey_man) or a concrete concern? 
Will the status of the RIR system be strengthened if there is a plan 
or if the situation is allowed to run its course as is?

I.e., how important is it that at least one of the IPv4 run-out 
proposals make it through the Policy Development Process to 
Edward Lewis                                                +1-571-434-5468

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