[arin-ppml] Internet Fairness

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Mon Dec 22 18:41:38 EST 2014


Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:

[...]

> Europe can get away with ripe-604 precisely because a) it has no Legacy
> IPv4

Looking at the most recent copy of 
ftp://ftp.ripe.net/ripe/dbase/split/ripe.db.inetnum.gz  I see 40,557 
registrations with a status of "LEGACY".

> and b) a lot of it has switched over to IPv6 already.

Very much a curate's egg, I'm afraid. There are some countries doing very well 
but a whole lot more that have trouble measuring any IPv6 deployment. Google's 
map shows this graphically: 
https://www.google.com/intl/en/ipv6/statistics.html#tab=per-country-ipv6-adoption

> Plus there
> is a lot more regulation of NETWORKS in Europe.  Are you forgetting RIPE
> assigns IP addressing to Russia?  Are you going to argue that's now a
> free democracy with an open market now?

Looking at https://www.ripe.net/membership/indices/RU.html  I count 1,455 RIPE 
NCC members who are either based in Russia or state that they provide 
registration services there. I make no claims as to how open or otherwise the 
Russian market is but it seems to have a fairly large number of participants.

Kind regards,

Leo Vegoda
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