[arin-ppml] Change of Use and ARIN (was: Re: AFRINIC And The Stability Of The Internet Number Registry System)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Sep 11 14:18:35 EDT 2021



> On Sep 10, 2021, at 19:29 , William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> 
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 5:42 PM Mike Burns <mike at iptrading.com> wrote:
>> May I ask if you're thinking changes with the understand that all of the addresses being considered are going to be purchased.
> 
> Hi Mike,
> 
> I suppose my real worry is that the address sale market dries up
> because it's more lucrative to lease them. With leasing agents running
> around helping address holders monetize their IP addresses through
> leasing in order to take a cut. That would be a travesty.

Would it? The easiest way to eliminate leasing providers outright is to migrate to v6.

The industry seems to prefer leasing providers over v6, so meh. Are all the market
proponents going to claim the invisible hand is wrong now?

Owen



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