And so it ends...

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Feb 3 10:21:14 CST 2011


On Feb 3, 2011, at 7:30 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

> On Feb 3, 2011, at 10:11 AM, Jon Lewis wrote:
> 
>> The real fun's going to be over the next several years as the RIR's become irrelevant in the acquisition of scarce IPv4 resources...and things become less stable as lots of orgs rush to implement a strange new IP version.
> 
> Supposedly[*] transfers between private entities are still supposed to be justified to the local RIRs.  (At least that's how it works in ARIN's area.)
> 
The only registry where it doesn't work that way at this time is APNIC.

RIPE is unfortunately considering the APNIC model.

Fortunately, APNIC is reconsidering their model.

Owen





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