[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Open Access To IPv6
sethm at rollernet.us
Fri May 29 17:05:49 EDT 2009
Leo Bicknell wrote:
> In a message written on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 02:58:41PM -0400, Joe Provo wrote:
>> I appreciate the intent, but what's the point of yet another
>> unenforcable clause? Enterprises with multiple private BGP
>> relationships would qualifiy under this and be invisible.
> ARIN actually has a long history of "enforcing" this, the current
> IPv4 criteria has a provision for multi-homed networks to get a
> allocation when single homed networks do not qualify. I will leave
> staff to comment on how they enforce the criteria.
> With IPv6 we will run out of routing slots before we run out of
> numbers. Using the sign at the Chinese Buffet as an example:
> Take all you want, eat all you take.
> Like it or not, the network can't take every residential user having
> their own PI block and routing it. We don't have routers that can
> support 500 million routes. We can make a big mess by handing
> things out willy nilly, but just like the dark days of the Internet
> passed the operators will fix it with draconian filtering policies
> that will do no one any good. Making a mess the operators have to
> fix will create no good will, nor internet stability.
Wait! Routing resources are infinite and we can't restrict them.
Everyone already agreed.
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