[arin-ppml] Consultation about Legacy Resources

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Aug 16 14:54:29 EDT 2019

> On Jul 25, 2019, at 2:24 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 5:07 PM Fernando Frediani <fhfrediani at gmail.com <mailto:fhfrediani at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hello all.
> Recently I have been reading some content about IPv4 exhaustion in order 
> to understand better the problematic 
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> From my perspective, there is no IPv4 exhaustion or shortage. Anyone can get almost anything they need on the transfer market. Granted, the shorter the prefix the harder it gets, but as it was demonstrated with 44/8 it is still possible. I'm not sure it is any simpler than that. 
> YMMV and best,

From my perspective, the biggest problem is the continued dependence on IPv4 and the resistance to simply deploying IPv6 and moving beyond the scarcity problem and all of its collateral damage (e.g. NAT, CGN, disruption of end-to-end addressing, the difficulty in following an audit trail or tracking down abuse, etc.).


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