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[6bone] proposal for transfer of 6bone address management responsibilities to RIRs
At 9:27 +0200 23/8/02, Gert Doering wrote:
>On Thu, Aug 22, 2002 at 07:18:50PM -0400, John Fraizer wrote:
>> >From the ARIN website:
>> "Organizations approved for receiving the standard /35 initial IPv6
>> allocation will be charged an annual fee of $2,500 (US). For larger
>> amounts of addresses, a fee of $20,000 (US) will be assessed.
>So go and tell ARIN that you don't like that.
>In RIPE land, this is not the case. You pay annual fees for all services
>altogether (which go up a bit if you have very much IPv4 space, which
>*does* create extra work) and - right now - no extra costs for IPv6.
True, and the membership fees are purely based on cost recovery for
the services as the RIPE NCC is non-profit organisation. One of the
things that troubles me in Bob proposal is the mention of "minimal
cost", unless that means the usual membership fee of course.