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Re: [Fwd: Kremen VS Arin Antitrust Lawsuit - Anyone have feedback?]
Hank Nussbacher wrote:
And the same way that government forced telephone number portability, I foresee one day government requiring IP number portability among ISPs in order to increase competition. So all those SWIPS and PA assignments in ARIN/RIPE/APNIc may one day be used to allow Acme Nail with their /29 assignment to leave ISP A and move to ISP B. Legislators have been known to make more idiotic laws and regulations so don't think it couldn't happen.Customers already have portability. It's called DNS.
IP addresses aren't published in the big web rolodexes. They don't need their IP address to stay with them.