[arin-ppml] Creating a transfer market for IPv4 addresses

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed Jun 18 07:48:41 EDT 2008

>> personally, i believe that the first assumption, market produces
>> fragmentation, is very weak.  it just changes where you get space, not
>> what you do with it.  of course there will be some effect, but nothing
>> like the crap-think that makes the current routing table over half /24
>> rubbish.
>> secondly, i am highly suspicious of any amateur regulatory causal chains
>> this long.  we are sooo good at asserting physics that is not yet
>> demonstrated.  hence my inclination to minimal regulatory structure
>> until we learn more about reality and depend less on amateur guesses.
> What transfer policy would you propose based on the above beliefs?

geoff claims to be reworking his proposal to meet the ideas that came in
from discussion.  and it was fairly simple.  probably could have been a
bit simpler, but let's see what he does.


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