[arin-ppml] IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to Keep Whois Accurate
matthew at matthew.at
Thu May 19 18:28:09 EDT 2011
On 5/19/2011 3:21 PM, Blake Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 17:13, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at
> <mailto:matthew at matthew.at>> wrote:
> On 5/19/2011 2:59 PM, Blake Dunlap wrote:
> its still speculation of a limited resource to bring you
> profit at the expense of the community.
> Please remember that not all speculation of limited resources,
> even if it brings the speculator profit from time to time, is at
> the expense of the community. Oftentimes it actually provides
> benefits to the community (market liquidity, price stability, etc.)
> Matthew Kaufman
> Price stability does not require a middle man to hold assets, they
> only need to be listed, but I will give you liquidity for *sellers*
> Do we really need such liquidity for *sellers* in IPv4? Is there even
> use for such?
Sure. If you need space in 6 months, but not now, wouldn't it be nice to
get it from someone who'd worked with a middleman today to start a
5-month project to free up space and transfer it to the middleman...
rather than having to wait those 5 months yourself?
That's just one of many examples that popped into my head.
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