[ppml] NANOG IPv4 Exhaustion BoF

Geoff Huston gih at apnic.net
Thu Mar 6 16:26:56 EST 2008

Tony Li wrote:
> |It is probably worthwhile remembering that (at least in the ARIN case)
> |we're talking about life after the exhaustion of the IANA IPv4 free
> |pool.  The definition of "hoarding" will likely be subject to some
> |debate.
> |
> |For example, there is a well known university sitting on a /8.  Is
> |that hoarding?
> Of course not.  But say if Warren Buffet decided to buy up every prefix,
> drive up prices and then dole them out with an eye dropper, that would
> distort the market.

And drive the industry to IPv6 deployment.


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