[arin-ppml] Encouraging IPv6 Transition

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed May 16 18:39:30 EDT 2012

On 5/16/12, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On May 16, 2012, at 6:08 PM, William Herrin wrote:
>> Hold on now, ARIN doesn't have 2 million unique organizations all
>> holding direct IPv4 assignments or allocations, does it? That smells
>> at least an order of magnitude off base. 2 million IPv4 registrations
>> I could believe but 2 million unique organizations holding them?
>   I said _over the long-term_, please think decades.  There is nothing
>   to prevent parties from holding multiple IPv4 blocks, and in fact, you
>   may have just created an interesting incentive for parties many years
>   from today to seek out IPv4 blocks (i.e. entirely for the preemptively
>   & non-provider assigned IPv6 prefixes which are associated with them...)

Hi John,

I've been talking about a one-shot deal. Get 15,000ish address blocks
out there. Once. Then treat them like any other block held under that
org's registration services agreement.

What are you talking about?

Bill Herrin

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