IPv6 fc00::/7 — Unique local addresses

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Mon Nov 1 18:19:49 CDT 2010


On Mon, 2010-11-01 at 15:26 -0700, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> Karl Auer wrote:
> > That was with the waivers in force. It will soon cost a one-time US
> > $1250. We could argue till the cows come home about what proportion of
> > the population would consider that "prohibitive" but I'm guessing that
> > even in the USA that's a heck of an entry fee, and that the vast
> > majority of non-corporate end users will not be willing to pay it. Which
> > is the actual point, rather than quibbling about the precise price.
> 
> That seems to be quite an argument against trying to get IPv6 GUA, or am 
> I missing something?

No you're not missing anything. And this is a good, simple policy tool
to keep the numbers of PI routes down. At least from the US. But similar
fees seem to be in force at other RIRs like APNIC and RIPE.

Regards, K.

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