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Re: Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations
Christian, > Paying can be done in many way, from the "consortium" which you suggest to > some fees to a service company that operates the ACID. In fact, the major > roadblock here is the intrisic monopoly -- at first sight, there can only > be one ACID for a given aggregate. This may trigger all sorts of > regulatory questions. It had been pointed out several times before that hierarchical routing has an *inherently* monopolistic aspect - it ties an organization whose addresses have to be aggregated with the organization that aggregates these addresses (aggregator). Yakov.