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Re: North America not interested in IP V6

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Tue Jul 29 12:29:51 2003

>
> Is there any truth to this anyway? Am I too idealistic to believe that
> IP numbers will be equally alotted to APNIC, ARIN and RIPE and that this
> has been the case all along?
>
> I mean, there are certain entities in the US with /8:s and these might
> have a specific advantage, but is this really a country/region thing when
> it comes to open up previously RESERVED space?
>
At least with current practise its not. RIRs get /8s from IANA at
the pace they need them. When the last /8 goes out, then well be
quite close to end of allocatable ipv4 space. Expect that to happen
early next decade.

Pete