[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund
randy at psg.com
Sat Nov 22 12:41:00 EST 2008
> ] - Maintains that IP addresses are not property.
and this is good for the internet because?
> ] - Maintains the concept that unused addresses should be returned to
> ] the free pool.
as opposed to being actually used by someone?
> ] - Maintains need based addressing.
put a needs-based restriction on direct transfer
> ] - Removes the need for those with excess resources to find those
> ] without resources. There is no need for any sort of listing
> ] service, eBay, etc.
this solves a non-problem. i assure you that they will find each other
> ] - All transactions are two party transactions with ARIN as one of
> ] the parties. The potential for multi-party legal disputes is
> ] reduced.
without arin in the middle, all transactions will be two party. with
arin in the middle, they will, in reality, be three parties.
> ] - ARIN can absorb spikes in supply or demand, creating more level
> ] prices over time.
this is a problem? and i believe lucy, this will all settle out in a
year or two.
> ] - ARIN can provide transparency across all transactions in this
> ] system.
and transparency will make the internet better because?
> ] - Reduces confusion to new entrants over where they should go to
> ] receive address space.
i suspect that the trading floor will quickly become well known.
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