[members-discuss] [Ticket#2012072401002498] Top 20 LIRs use 33% Allocated PA, 88% of LIRs use 10% Allocated PA.
Matthew Hattersley matthew.hattersley at vaioni.com
Thu Aug 2 11:27:05 CEST 2012
> On Mon, Jul 30, 2012 at 10:12 PM, Rob Golding > <rob.golding at othellotech.net> wrote: > >> If you consume water, you don't pay support ticket, you pay liters of > >> water. > > > > Depends on where you live - that's not the case in all locations or all > countries - in the UK most people pay a flat *minimal* fee for their water > (mine is £114/year) no matter how much you "consume" > > > > That is because the big consumers of water in the UK have succeeded in > externalizing their costs onto smaller consumers. And that's exactly what this > discussion thread has been about -- trying to force larger consumers of a > finite resource to pay in proportion to their consumption. > I'm not a large consumer of water or IP space, but I'll need to be pushed pretty hard into a metered model. IPs are a means to an end, in of themselves to consumers they have no value as such although metering at the LIR level may seem beneficial, the market verticals won't work as well. I believe someone else said this a lot better. Leave IPv4 as is, and concentrate on IPv6. Worst case, we leave IPv4 in a mess and force adoption of IPv6 sooner. The information transmitted in and with this email is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Statements and opinions expressed in this e-mail may not represent those of the Company. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender immediately and delete the material from any computer. Please also note, Vaioni filter incoming email for spam and inappropriate words. Unfortunately this does mean that sometimes genuine messages can be filtered out. Although we take measures to recover such messages, it must not be assumed that an email has been received by us and important communications should always be followed up by a phone call, fax or printed copy.