[AusNOG] IPv4

Bevan Slattery Bevan.Slattery at nextdc.com
Tue Mar 5 11:59:07 EST 2013

On 5/03/13 8:13 AM, "Mark Newton" <newton at atdot.dotat.org> wrote:

>On 05/03/2013, at 7:58 AM, Bevan Slattery <Bevan.Slattery at nextdc.com>
>Will immediately cause those who have historical address space to cease
>their RIR memberships to avoid the fees, if they were members in the
>first place.
>They never got their allocations from RIRs in the first place, and RIRs
>can't take them back.  If they cease membership, they still keep their
>So the legacy /8 holders everyone seems to be railing against would be
>untouched, free to do whatever they want with their addresses, including
>selling them, without paying a $24m per annum RIR fee;  and the new
>would end up with a $1 per address per annum usage tax.

And that would be replaced with between $1,000m and $2,000m.  It applies
to anyone organisation that didn't have the legacy /8's.

I think your "new entrants" would be anyone since the mid 90's?

Besides I was paying something like $2,500/year to join APNIC for a /22 so
I'm paying $2.50 per IP anyway.  Be glad to get a discount!


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