[AusNOG] IPv4 Exhaustion, APNIC EC, and James is a nice bloke ; -)

Noel Butler noel.butler at ausics.net
Thu Jul 17 15:17:34 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-07-17 at 12:21, Skeeve Stevens wrote:

> “The internet is running out of IPv4 space. Global exhaustion is
> likely to happen in the next 2-3 years, so it’s a critical time for
> Australia to start contributing to the allocation policies within our
> region,” said Spencely.

> While the rhetoric about IPv4 has been heard before, I am not sure
> that it has given the urgency than it deserves in a lot of circles,
> especially in the business/corporate space and in the area of tiny,
> micro, small ISP’s that we work with. 

And we were running out in " just two to three years time" back in '98 /
'99 as well :)

FUD... Oh sure it will happen, and possibly in the next decade, but more
likely towards the end of it.

The biggest problem we have is address space horders

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