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Re: Independent space from ARIN

  • From: Andrea Abrahamsen
  • Date: Mon Apr 14 16:28:15 2003

Brandon Ross wrote:

> The solution to the problems posted in this thread about ARIN is fairly
> simple.  It's time to deregulate the IP address market and convert to a
> free market approach to allocating IP addresses.  If address space could
> be bought and sold on a free market you would no longer have to justify
> your address space to anyone, saving untold amount of resources and costs
> pulling these reports together.  Of course, address space wouldn't be
> wasted the way it is today by organizations that hoard it, or by companies
> that go out of business because it would make sound financial sense to
> sell what you don't need.
> ARIN (and the other registries as well) could still exist and function as
> a central repository (think of a title registry) of information about the
> current ownership of address blocks.
> --
> Brandon Ross                                                   AIM:  BrandonNR
> VP Operations                                                    ICQ:  2269442
> Sockeye Networks

You're kidding, right ?


Andrea Abrahamsen
Software Engineer, Intelligent Network Services
Cisco Systems