ARIN Auctions

ARIN Auctions

Is an auction is an appropriate forum to buy or sell IPv4 addresses?  After all, there’s a handful of websites out there purporting to provide an auction-style marketplace for scarce number resources.  The answer, in a nutshell, is that the risks and drawbacks usually...
Chicken Little and IPv4

Chicken Little and IPv4

The author of the article linked below, without mentioning NAT at all, comes to an important conclusion about IPv4 scarcity. He senses that there is a distinction between the absolute number of devices connected to the Internet and the number of devices which require...