[arin-ppml] DoD to sell 13 x /8 of its IPv4 Blocks over the next 10 years
doachs at gac.edu
Thu Dec 19 14:41:52 EST 2019
So I take that to mean they are still required to move to IPv6 but are not
required to sell their IPv4. But they probably can sell the IPv4 addresses
if they wanted to?
On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 11:20 AM Jacob Slater <jacob at rezero.org> wrote:
> It doesn't seem that the provision survived negotiations with the Senate.
> Per @akanygren,
> ctrl+f 1088
> Jacob Slater
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 6:32 AM Fernando Frediani <fhfrediani at gmail.com>
>> I believe these are relevant news to this list
>> "IPv6 strategy made it into NDAA 2020, requiring DOD to sell 13 x /8s
>> (1) IN GENERAL.—Not later than 10 years after the date of the enactment
>> of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall sell all of the IPv4 addresses
>> described in subsection (b) at fair market value."
>> Finally is happening.
>> I imagined that one day they would return something, but decided to sell.
>> However, looking at the good side, this makes all this wasted space to
>> become utilized.
>> A few questions that arise are: how will this selling process happen, if
>> directly, through brokers, if there will be any mechanism to distribute
>> this selling among each one of all 5 RIRs or if it will be opened in the
>> model "first come, first served"
>> And before something says, I don't believe this will make any big
>> difference to IPv6 implementation to advance or delay it significantly.
>> Even talking about more than 200 million IPv4 addresses, I don't think
>> this will change much this scenario if they are put directly at end users
>> Finally, an important detail to highlight in the report is: "(D) *The
>> plan of the Secretary to transition all Department addresses to IPv6.*"
>> Let's see who will be the big buyers and how will this affect the IPv4
>> value for the next years.
>> Fernando Frediani
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