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Re: An Internet IPv6 Transition Plan

  • From: Stephen Wilcox
  • Date: Sun Jul 29 07:23:34 2007

On Sun, Jul 29, 2007 at 10:50:10AM +0200, Peter Dambier wrote:
> Petri Helenius wrote:
> >
> >Stephen Wilcox wrote:
> >
> >>Now, if you suddenly charge $2.50/mo to have a public IP or $15/mo for 
> >>a /28 it does become a consideration to the customer as to if they 
> >>_REALLY_ need it
> >>  
> >
> >Where would this money go to?

you could subsidise all those v6 rollouts everyone is talking about ;p

seriously, figuring out what to do with some spare money shouldnt be a big concern.. if we dont pool it centrally under collective authority then  what pete says below will happen:

> To ip-squatters.
> Get your allocation now and turn it into gold tommorow.
> p2p people will be happy if they can get rid of their tunnels.
> With rfc 1918 addresses for all there will be no more
> filesharing, voip, spam and troyans.

really? because p2p doesnt work behind NAT, and computers behind NAT dont get infected?

this is the Internet today and NAT has no effect on the above.