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[rpd] Inbound Policy

sm+afrinic at sm+afrinic at
Thu Dec 8 19:20:46 UTC 2016

Hi David,
At 05:19 05-12-2016, fransossen at wrote:
>Great for the sellers selling large block to large entities in need 
>of hundreds of thousands of IPs, large entities tend not to care 
>about money too much (purposefully exaggerated statement unless you 
>are google, amazon or similar then it remains true).
>Horrible for smaller organisations that only need a small range like 
>a /22 or even smaller for some business critical infrastructure expansion.
>Transfers generally already only benefit larger organisations, since 
>transfers also have a large financial cost attached to them, 
>organisations willing to seek a transfer do this out of desperation 
>or too much money and easy way out.
>But smaller organisation are now priced out even before the transfer 
>market begins, through the fact that only one of the transfer 
>policies was passed through, neither would had been better than just 
>one, both would had been best.

I took a look at the IPv4 statistics for the region and I found that 
IPv4 address space is still available.  Why are organisations in the 
region requiring a /22 or less priced out?

S. Moonesamy 

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