[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
Sun Sep 12 01:38:35 EDT 2021



> On Sep 11, 2021, at 19:59 , Joe Maimon <jmaimon at chl.com> wrote:
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> Owen DeLong via ARIN-PPML wrote:
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>>> On Sep 10, 2021, at 19:29 , William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
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>>> 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.
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>> 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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> The invisible hand has its middle finger extended, telling you and those like you what many have been saying for years unto deaf ears. IPv6 and its migration have been and continue to be an utter disaster, created purely out of ivory tower hubris that designed it to be an incompatible dual stack dual cost useless investment for most of the actual users of the network.
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> And it was easily predictable.
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> Joe

Then the invisible hand ant its middle finger clearly prefer leasing, so why all the hubbub about it?

Owen



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