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Re: North America not interested in IP V6
On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 11:02:14AM -0600, Irwin Lazar quacked: > As one person noted in response to Christian's speech. If there > is no addressing shortage, why do I have to pay $75 a month for a > DSL connection with a static IP address when a floating IP address > only costs me $40 per month? I think there are two parts to the answer. a) DHCP'ing everyone is just easier. b) Why do you pay less for a flight with a saturday night stopover? - Market segmentation. People with static addresses usually want to do things like run servers, and are probably willing to pay for the privilege. -Dave -- work: [email protected] me: [email protected] MIT Laboratory for Computer Science http://www.angio.net/ I do not accept unsolicited commercial email. Do not spam me.