[arin-ppml] FW: Policy Proposal: Equitable Distribution ofIPv4Resources before IPv4 Run out

Marshall Eubanks tme at multicasttech.com
Thu May 22 10:14:16 EDT 2008

On May 22, 2008, at 10:07 AM, Howard, W. Lee wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net
>> [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Michael
>> Thomas - Mathbox
>> Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2008 12:08 AM
>> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
>> 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
> extralarges?
> 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.

It is also not as if large companies cannot set up or make alliances  
small companies to get around these sorts of rules. Anyone with any  
with US SIBR contracting will know what I mean.


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