Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations
yakov at cisco.com
Wed Jan 31 18:13:11 UTC 1996
> Paying can be done in many way, from the "consortium" which you suggest to
> some fees to a service company that operates the ACID. In fact, the major
> roadblock here is the intrisic monopoly -- at first sight, there can only
> be one ACID for a given aggregate. This may trigger all sorts of
> regulatory questions.
It had been pointed out several times before that hierarchical routing
has an *inherently* monopolistic aspect - it ties an organization
whose addresses have to be aggregated with the organization that
aggregates these addresses (aggregator).
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