[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-137 Global Policy for post exhaustion IPv4 allocation mechanisms by the IANA

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 17:19:41 EDT 2011

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 20:24, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at> wrote:
> On 3/23/2011 1:16 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Would you support equal distribution in an environment where need exceeds
>> availability? If not, what
>> mechanism would you support for distributing space in such conditions?
> Highest bidder.

How would the RIRs be expected to valud/bid for the numbers?

I suspect that by the time any global policy can be enacted to
allow distribution from IANA all regions will have need.  Trying
to determine which need is greater is likely more complex
and politically charged than a simple equal distribution.

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