[arin-ppml] APNIC out of v4

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Sat Apr 16 17:01:51 EDT 2011

On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 4:42 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2011, at 8:03 PM, Charles O'Hern <charles at office.tcsn.net> wrote:
>> just saw this:
>> http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/it-8217s-official-asia-8217s-just-run-out-of-ipv4-addresses/948
> Note also that as APNIC enters this stage of available IPv4 resources, their policies for allocation transition into a specific set of austerity measures designed to prolong availability of small IPv4 blocks for requesters for as long as possible.
> At present, the ARIN region has no similar policy (and may or may not have any need or community support for such a policy...)
> I will point out, however, that if such a policy is desired, it would be best to consider the matter sooner rather than later, so as to make certain the ARIN's final stage of new allocations matches community expectations.
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO
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At the risk of coming out of left field again, it really would be nice
to see a proposal that would limit the amount of IPv4 space that can
be requested and require the requestor to show technical need (eg.
demonstrate why IPv6 would not work).

Jeffrey Lyon, Leadership Team
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