[Fwd: Kremen VS Arin Antitrust Lawsuit - Anyone have feedback?]
petelists at templin.org
Sat Sep 9 21:06:24 UTC 2006
Hank Nussbacher 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 happen.
Customers already have portability. It's called DNS.
IP addresses aren't published in the big web rolodexes. They don't need
their IP address to stay with them.
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