[AusNOG] APNIC Slashes Costs for New Members
the.damo at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 19:50:18 EST 2013
And what of all the existing members wasting space and hoarding ranges,
stopping new companies from entering the market and innovating. If existing
members really need IP space they can buy it on the secondary market if
they didnt have the forthought of planning ahead :)
On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 3:21 PM, Joel Nath <joel at zonenetworks.com.au> wrote:
> If its going to be this easy for new members how about taking care of
> existing members that "really" need more ip's
> That's the downfall I see in apnic's policy
> It's abit like screw existing members , we only care for new members that
> will end up wasting ip space but hey we will
> make $$$, Jared's classic example
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 01/03/2013, at 6:04 PM, Mark Newton <newton at atdot.dotat.org> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 05:47:26PM +1100, Jared Hirst wrote:
> >> Sorry I mean people that have <128 IP's used can now apply for a /22
> > The exhaustion of IPv4 address space counts as a massive barrier
> > to entry for any industry or organization which requires portable
> > IPv4 address space.
> > I don't see why it's a bad thing to minimize that pain to the extent
> > possible.
> > The last /8 has enough /22's for 16384 new allocations. Anyone
> > with enough cash to be an APNIC member has been able to take a /22
> > from that pool ever since the "last /8" policy came into effect.
> > The only thing that has changed now is that the amount of money
> > has decreased.
> > If APNIC gets 16000-odd new members at A$1750 each, that's $28m
> > in additional annual revenue. Buy up, Geoff deserves that Ferrari.
> > :)
> > - mark
> > - mark
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