[ppml] FW: No transfer policies are needed
tedm at ipinc.net
Mon Apr 21 20:37:19 EDT 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Paul Vixie
> Sent: Monday, April 21, 2008 5:31 PM
> To: Randy Bush
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] FW: No transfer policies are needed
> > >> There's an IPv4 black market now.
> > > can you describe it? how many transactions, what dollar volume,
> > > what average price, is it all sales or also leasing, how do they
> > > manage whois, is it done by M&A of shell companies, when did it
> > > first begin operations, is volume growing or shrinking, how many
> > > participants? things like that.
> > paul, what is it about the term "black market" is there
> that you seem
> > not to understand?
> probably nothing. as to what i know i don't understand, it's
> how arin could make meaningful or useful policy that takes
> into account unprovable assertions about unmeasureable
Until some examples of successful black market behavior in IPv4 are
cited in this forum, claims that a black market exists
are nothing more than political horse pucky
It's as bad as the Republicans wanting to pass the flag-burning laws
when there's no evidence that flag burning has occurred in 99.9% of
the times that they claim it has.
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