[arin-ppml] FW: Policy Proposal: Equitable Distribution ofIPv4Resources before IPv4 Run out
Howard, W. Lee
Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Thu May 22 10:07:01 EDT 2008
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> Thomas - Mathbox
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> Subject: [arin-ppml] FW: Policy Proposal: Equitable
> Distribution ofIPv4Resources before IPv4 Run out
> Let me see here. 83(approximately) members have 83% of the IP pool.
> Honestly, I think upper 83% shouldn't get any. They already HAVE 83%.
I don't understand this argument. It's not as if superlarge members
are hoarding addresses in a corner to keep smaller players out--they
assign them to their customers. Am I mis-assuming the nature of
If you were to prohibit allocations to extralarge ISPs, all you would
be doing is preventing small companies from using the ISP of their
choice, effectively forcing them to use a small ISP. There are many
good things about small ISPs (I've worked at a couple), but they
can't meet all needs.
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