[ppml] IPv6 assignment - proposal for change to nrpm

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Oct 29 21:29:41 EDT 2007

Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Thus spake "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at ipinc.net>
>> I just did a support call this morning with a customer who has a
>> site down in SBCGlobal territory.  They needed a static IP on a
>> DSL line.  They were assigned a /29.  ...  It's incredibly wasteful.
> Perhaps there are technical reasons you're not privvy to; perhaps it's waste 
> or hoarding.  Either way, it's close enough for us to not quibble over 
> here -- though presumably ARIN staff would require a justification for such 
> when their next request comes in.

I'm betting on "we're AT&T, they wouldn't dare deny us anything we 
want." Does anyone know how solid ARIN's authority is if they tried to 
deny AT&T a request for more space, or would their lawyers run ARIN into 
the ground?


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