Market-based address allocation
john at ferriby.com
Fri May 2 10:39:13 UTC 2003
> All the right-to-use
> certificates would need to be registered with an RIR to validate them in
> the same way that land ownership is registered in a land registry office.
Fast forward to 2013: Will we have something akin to title insurance (and
logically title searches) for address space? I hope ARIN's historic records
are better than those in the domain space.
Is the long-term liquidity introduced by ipv6 going to affect the
Legacy assets are more often valued at a premium: Manhattan, IP Swamp space,
.com domains, low-value ICQ and apparently even 4-digit ASn. Will IPv4
be valued at a premium over IPv6 space?
Sure it's 'just an integer', but it is an exclusive right-to-use some
agreed identity and that _has_ value. Intangible assets have values placed
them all the time.
I wonder what/how PT Barnum would do...
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