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

Joe Maimon jmaimon at chl.com
Mon Sep 13 17:55:47 EDT 2021

hostmaster at uneedus.com wrote:
> The Federal Government has has an IPv6 requirement on networks and 
> purchases since 2008.  We have federal contracts, and it is still 
> required.
> As for private networks, it is rather foolish to buy any networking 
> gear for over the last 10 years that does not support IPv6, as at 
> least you should be ready by now, considering the average lifetime of 
> equipment.
> I just wish everyone that can, would add IPv6.  This would increase 
> the number of places that an IPv6 connection will reach.
> I also think that soon the idea of a public IPv4 address on your 
> router will become an extra cost option, with the average person 
> ending up with a CGnat ipv4 connection by default.  In this 
> enviroment, a native IPv6 connection beats the CGnat of IPv4 on speed.
> While IPv6 is not perfect, it does work well, and clearly solves the 
> address shortage problem.
> Albert Erdmann
> Network Administrator
> Paradise On Line Inc.
This is all true. The problem is that it has been true for the last ten 
years or more and it may continue to be true for the next ten.


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