wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Mon Sep 19 22:40:06 CDT 2011


On 9/16/2011 12:58 PM, Leigh Porter wrote:
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> I wonder what would happen if a new ARIN member requested an IPv4 block of say a /16 for a new business? Or even a smaller block. I don't know what the current ARIN rules are but RIPE will currently give out six months worth of space. Now, in six months, I don't expect there to be any left anyway, so what will likely be all the v4 you ever get.
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> Very soon it'll be nigh on impossible for new entrants to the ISP business to get their own v4 space.
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Isn't that the point?

Matthew Kaufman



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