[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-151 Limiting Needs Requirements for IPv4 Transfers
owen at delong.com
Wed May 25 12:05:10 EDT 2011
On May 24, 2011, at 11:01 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> On May 25, 2011, at 4:46 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> And when that happens, the price of addresses will go up, and more will enter the pool.
>> And the big boys will buy them, too. I'm not sure why you can't see this.
> Who cares? The "big boys" already have a huge advantage in IPv4 space and this will continue. There's nothing you can do at this point to mitigate the problem.
> We're arguing over a policy change that would make everything much easier to manage post-runout and which moves the needle, in the worst case, from 99.9% to 100%. (Though with the /12 limit, probably not even that far)
> Matthew Kaufman
I disagree. I think we're talking about moving the needle from 25 or 30% to 100% and that's not
a good move for the community.
So, to answer your first question... I care and I believe many other members of the community,
some of whom have spoken up in this debate also care.
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