[Fwd: Kremen VS Arin Antitrust Lawsuit - Anyone have feedback?]

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Sat Sep 9 17:42:42 UTC 2006

On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Tony Li wrote:

And the same way that government forced telephone number portability, I 
foresee one day government requiring IP number portability among ISPs in 
order to increase competition.  So all those SWIPS and PA assignments in 
ARIN/RIPE/APNIc may one day be used to allow Acme Nail with their /29 
assignment to leave ISP A and move to ISP B.  Legislators have been known 
to make more idiotic laws and regulations so don't think it couldn't 

-Hank Nussbacher

> Another somewhat important point is that we also need to conserve
> routing entries.  If you make a market for addresses without regard to
> routability, you risk creating a situation where you flood the world
> with /32's.  No thanks.
> Tony

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