[arin-ppml] quantitative study of IPv4 address market

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Sep 5 13:36:52 EDT 2012

On Sep 5, 2012, at 6:26 PM, Mike Burns <mike at iptrading.com>

> There are over 17 million RFC 1918 addresses that can be privately used!

Not if you don't want horrible conflicts when you acquire or merge in
any other organization.

> Can anybody speculate on a valid justification for the delivery of 660,000 addresses required to be used within a year, with 98% of them to be unrouted?

Speak with nearly any hosting organization, particularly given today's
unique IP address needs for virtual servers.


John Curran
President and CEO

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