shim6 @ NANOG (forwarded note from John Payne)

Mark Newton newton at
Sun Mar 5 03:30:50 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 09:50:55PM +0100, Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:

 > On 3-mrt-2006, at 21:43, Brandon Ross wrote:
 > >What's worse is that unless people start changing their tune soon  
 > >and make the ownership of IP space official, this will be a black  
 > >market (like it is now, just much bigger).
 > But that will end as soon as interdomain routing is protected by  
 > certificates given out by the RIRs.

No, it'll end as soon as those certificates become mandatory.

Which will, in my humble estimation, happen at some point near the
year 4523.

("Hey, guys, you're all using these CIDR blocks which have real 
monetary value, how about you all agree to deploy this technology
which will make them all valueless again?  Huh?  Hello?  Anyone
listening?  Where'd everyone go?")

  - mark

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