[arin-ppml] 2008-6: Emergency Transfer Policy for IPv4 Addresses

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Thu Oct 9 12:39:00 EDT 2008

> On Oct 6, 2008, at 9:27 AM, Randy Bush wrote:
> > and this is not a problem if you get the space from an rir, only if
> > you buy it on an open market.  cool!
> >
> > randy
> That's right Randy. To recap from last week, what makes routing keep
> working under the current paradigm?
> 1. CIDR  -- which provides the basic tools.

Which still exists if there are transfers...

> 2. Top-level aggregation -- which the RIR community-system provided,
> and kept flexible over time as technology improved and RIR community
> practices changed.

Which still exists if there are transfers...

> 3. Filtering -- which was/is only commercially feasible because of the
> top-level aggregation made possible by the RIR community-system.

Which still exists if there are transfers...

> 4. Open entry for new routing service providers, which the arms-length

Which becomes more limited due to ipv4 scarcity with or without

C'mon Tom, Randy nailed it.

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