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Re: IPV4 as a Commodity for Profit
- From: Owen DeLong
- Date: Sun Feb 24 16:37:27 2008
On Feb 24, 2008, at 12:45 PM, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
Not necessarily. Orgs which are end-users and not LIR/ISP subscriber
members may have
Thus spake "Tom Vest" <[email protected]>
On Feb 23, 2008, at 1:54 PM, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
Rechecking my own post to PPML, 73 Xtra Large orgs held 79.28% of
ARIN's address space as of May 07; my apology for a faulty
memory, but it's not off by enough to invalidate the point.
The statistics came from ARIN Member Services in response to an
inquiry. I don't believe they publish such things anywhere
(other than what's in WHOIS), but you can verify yourself if you
wish; they were quite willing to
give me any stats I asked for if they had the necessary data
Thanks for the information Stephen.
In order to be perfectly clear on how to interpret this, it would
be good to know whether this sum includes the pre-ARIN
delegations, or just reflects what has happened since ARIN was
The wording of the question and response referred only to "ARIN
members". That does not include most orgs with _only_ legacy
allocations, but it would include orgs with both legacy and non-
legacy allocations. Presumably, if an org had both types, both
would have been included, but that wasn't explicitly stated since it
wasn't relevant to the questions I was asking at the time.
resources from ARIN without being members.