[ppml] FW: No transfer policies are needed

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon Apr 21 20:38:41 EDT 2008

Paul Vixie wrote:
>>>> 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 forces.

i don't either.  but it has a well established track record of doing so.
 but amateur regulation only goes so far.  the pros are coming.

maybe it's time to let go?


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