[arin-ppml] Revisiting Section 4.4 Micro allocations for C/I

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 11:50:30 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:08 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 7:49 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> On Jun 27, 2012, at 4:37 AM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
>>> Suggested Para 2 edited:
>>> ARIN will place an equivalent of a /14 of IPv4 address space in a
>>> reserve for Critical Infrastructure, as defined in section 4.4.
>> Assumes that each gTLD requires a separate /23 to run nameservers.
>> (many of them will likely be consolidated on the same servers,
>> ala gtld-servers.net containing com+net).
> I'm still on the fence but I wonder if someone who can afford to pay..
> how much was it again to ICANN? to get a new TLD can't acquire the IP
> address block they need for an anycast server system on the open
> market.

I am assuming the vast majority of these folk will be running DNS
services on the platform of DNS providers/backend registry providers
such as Nuestar/Afilias/Verisign/etc.  that will cut down on the
number of blocks needed, no?


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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