[AusNOG] APNIC Slashes Costs for New Members

Mark Newton newton at atdot.dotat.org
Fri Mar 1 18:57:32 EST 2013

On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 06:54:20PM +1100, Lloyd Wood wrote:

 > Scarcity in a resource is generally reflected in the price going
 > up. And IP addresses are scarce.
 > Why is APNIC defying basic economics?

It isn't, you're just assigning the wrong role to APNIC.

It isn't APNIC's job to buy and sell addresses, it's their job to
act in the interests of their members as managers, custodians and
registrars of the address space.

Very much enjoying this thread :-)

  - mark

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