[arin-ppml] IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to Keep Whois Accurate

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Thu May 19 22:07:55 EDT 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> 2) Even if that's true, adding buyers without need will increase demand and thus increase revenue for the sellers
> You say that as if it is a good thing. In fact, that is the very crux of the problem with this policy. It will
> drive up the price of addresses for no purpose of benefit to the community.

It is of net benefit to the community if it helps encourage IPv6 transitions.

Smooth ramp functions are less catastrophic to community members, and
the community as a whole, than abrupt brick walls.

-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com

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