[arin-ppml] ARIN-2019-19 Require IPv6 before receiving Section 8 IPv4 Transfers

Jo Rhett jrhett at netconsonance.com
Mon Jan 13 13:28:03 EST 2020

On Mon, Jan 13, 2020, at 10:20 AM, hostmaster at uneedus.com wrote:
> There is no reason why a minimal deployment of IPv6, the future of the Internet should not also be a additional 
> condition of receiving more IPv4 addresses via the section 8 process.

The reason (as everyone keeps saying) is that adding this condition will increase registry effort, and based on previous history with similar attempts there's no reason to believe it will actually drive adoption. 

> Lack of IPv6 affects the entire community,

Nobody who has pushed back on this disagrees with the benefit of IPv6 adoption. Speaking for myself, I don't see the payback. I think that registry resources could be spent more productively on promotion and assistance.

Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : net philanthropy to improve open source and internet projects.
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