Class "B" forsale (fwd)
Joseph T. Klein
jtk at titania.net
Sun Mar 9 20:08:13 UTC 1997
My point is ...
If the transfers are not honored then they will have no value.
The crunch in IP space can be drastically reduced if the horded
addressed where returned to the pool for use by those that need
It is not yours. Anyone who sells IP addresses is committing
fraud. Sell the deed to the moon and you land in jail.
OK who owned it? The administrative contact, the
technical contact? If I am an administrator for XYZ corp
and I sell XYZ's unused class B to ABC corp for $10K ...
have I embezzled $10K worth of assets from XYZ?
When the lawers get wind of this we are all in it deep.
You are treading on very shaky ground. Your free market
sounds more like anarchy. Commerce can not function without
This line of reasoning based on "anarchist economics" will
bring the whole structure down on all of us.
Catch 22 - If you sell it, you don't need it. You don't need it
it goes back to the numbering authority.
Since the original user of the IP address did not pay for it,
how can they claim to own it? Quid Pro Quo!
--- On Sun, 9 Mar 1997 11:07:38 -0600 (CST) "Brett L. Hawn" <blh at nol.net> wrote:
> Demand vs. Supply, this sounds like a 3rd grade economics class. This is no
> longer a couple of colleges with a bunch of grad students folks. This is a
> worldwide business (no matter how much me, you, or anyone else would like it
> be something else) and people are here to make a dollar. If I can makea few
> bucks (or a hell of a lot of bucks) by selling space that is mine to do with
> as I please.. so be it.
> On Sun, 9 Mar 1997, Joseph T. Klein wrote:
> > More than a few people have hoarded, sold, and exchanged
> > Class Bs for profit. Such exchanges should be given the
> > same value as the deed to the Brooklyn Bridge and lunar
> > land parcels.
> > The result of a few gaining money for B space has been
> > to encourage people to horde it.
> > --
> > From: Joseph T. Klein, Titania Corporation http://www.titania.net
> > E-mail: jtk at titania.net Sent: 09:38:37 CST/CDT 03/09/97
> > "They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
> > safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
> > -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759
> [-] Brett L. Hawn (blh @ nol dot net) [-]
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From: Joseph T. Klein, Titania Corporation http://www.titania.net
E-mail: jtk at titania.net Sent: 20:08:13 CST/CDT 03/09/97
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759
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