[arin-ppml] simple question about money

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Sun Jun 8 10:31:21 EDT 2008

On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 05:55:38AM -0700, Brian Reid wrote:
> Given how much IPv6 address space exists, why is it so damned expensive? I decided it was time to turn up IPv6 connectivity to my world, but when I went to look at prices for buying even a small block of portable address space I realized I couldn't afford it.
> Given that this is a fictitious resource, and that there is no intrinsic cost, ARIN should be charging about 1/100th of their listed prices for it. Is there a legitimate reason for the ultra-high prices? Is ARIN owned by Prada?
> Brian Reid

	actually Brian, its not for sale.
	what you pay for is registration services to ensure uniqueness.
	You might want to verify this with others.


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