IPv6 Unique Local Addresses

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Fri Mar 2 21:30:11 UTC 2018

Section 3 of https://tunnelbroker.net/tos.php

It isn't "free". It may be included with a service that is currently
available for free, but they aren't providing free address space for an
unlimited period.

Matthew Kaufman

On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 12:45 PM Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:

> Space from tunnel brokers is also free.
> Owen
> On Mar 2, 2018, at 12:40 PM, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at> wrote:
> Exactly what Matt Harris says here... ULA is free. Space obtained from
> ARIN is not. You want to discourage someone from doing the right thing,
> charge a lot for that.
> Matthew Kaufman
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:30 AM Matt Harris <matt at netfire.net> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:08 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > I doubt anyone is taking it away, pointless and useless as it is.
>> >
>> > Owen
>> >
>> I'm not sure I'd say it's pointless and useless.  It's free, which gives
>> it
>> at least some point/use case, versus IPv6 space obtained from an RIR
>> where,
>> at least in ARIN's case, you have fees associated with that.  I'm lucky
>> enough to have a /32 from ARIN for the networks I work on, so we're not
>> stretched for space or worried about deploying ULA.  For a small
>> organization where even a /48 would be a luxury, and with no good native
>> IPv6 carriers available locally (still plenty of places like that),
>> deploying IPv6 on ULA space may be the stepping stone they need until
>> other
>> options become open to them.

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