[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-4: IPv4 Recovery Fund

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Tue Mar 24 16:33:18 EDT 2009


> Why don't we simply declare open season all remining unassigned IPv4
> space.
> Anyone who wants to use it, can do so.  No entries will be made in whois
> for it, it will just be wide open.  Whoever had the most money and can
> force the most networks on the Internet to accept their advertisements
> for it, over anyone else's advertisements for it, wins.
> 
> Ted
> 
> _______________________________________________

Yes, or we could just all meet at a common arena with our biggest geeks, and
they could rush in with their favorite weapons and fight for the stack of IP
certificates in the center of the arena.  

This is exactly what a p2p transfer policy does except that it uses dollars
and lawyers as the weapons.  Whoever can offer the biggest bribes gets the
goods.  Anyone who is not comfortable going to-to-toe with the big ISP's
budgets should be afraid, they should be very afraid.

Kevin
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