[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

Tim Durack tdurack at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 12:00:41 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 11:46 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> "Why not look in the BGP table, take every announced ARIN AS number
> and preemptively assign IPv6 addresses to each associated organization
> that doesn't already have them? Not forever of course... give it three
> years and then the assignments evaporate unless claimed by signing an
> RSA and paying the annual fees."
> When I posed this question the responses were largely variants on,
> "That would make too much sense."
> So I put it to the list. Have we some stick rammed far enough up our
> collective backside that we're willing to tell people: you MUST deploy
> IPv6, it alone will save the Internet's soul. And oh by the way you
> need our permission to start for real. So fill out the form, make your
> checks payable and we'll get back to you.
> For your consideration,
> Bill Herrin

Great idea...

Back in time, 10/04/2010 21:36, Tim Durack wrote:
> Notify all holders of a currently active AS they have been
> allocated/assigned a /32. No fees. No questions.
> To accept the allocation/assignment, it must be advertised within a 24
> month period.
> There is no shortage of available /32s in 2000::/3. There is a serious
> shortage of meaningful deployment.


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