[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Open Access To IPv6

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Sat May 30 17:34:24 EDT 2009

Garry Dolley wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 04:14:56PM -0500, Chris Malayter wrote:
>> This mentality will only serve to slow ipv6 adoption in application and
>> content.  The easier we make it for non-isps to get portable space, the more
>> development will occur.  Basic supply and demand theory in action here....
> Can't non-ISPs simply apply for a /48 end-user allocation? [1]
> I don't get this argument I'm seeing in this thread that without the
> proposed policy modification, IPv6 adoption will be hindered.

Yes. I did - and I currently have - a /48 under that policy. I'm 
announcing it right now over BGP and actively using it, actually.

The only problem would be if people started placing filter boundaries at 
/32 for all portable IPv6 space and ignored /48's.


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