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Re: a business opportunity?
randy@xxxxxxx (Randy Bush) writes: > if the ipv4 free pool run-out produces a lot of address shifting and > recycling of old address space, will there be a market in clean-up > services such as the above. give them your newly-acquired address space > for two months before you need to use it, and they will test and scrub > and write and beg and whine on nanog? it could be that one or two > reputable clean-up folk could develop history with the various blockers > and be able to get the job done better than we could do it ourselves. reputation-washing is an inherently nonscalable business. dirty blocks that go back to the washer will be harder and harder to re-clean once the victims harken to the repeat-business aspects of the activity. dirty users will go on incorporating a new LLC every week so as to appear to be a new and different entity as often as they need to, to avoid regulations linked to one's past reputation. now, a business whereby small discontugous blocks could be traded in (with some cash perhaps) for a contiguous block of the same total size, that'd be interesting. -- Paul Vixie -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.