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[ih] Some Questions over IPv4 Ownership

  All it takes is motivation. The phone company was motivated to 
separate phone numbers from switch ports by mobility. Is there a similar 
motivation in the IP world to make a 128 bit hex number permanent 
personal property?

On 10/14/2010 8:03 PM, Larry Sheldon wrote:
> On 10/14/2010 9:44 PM, John Day wrote:
>> This is in the category that once it appeared that perpetual motion was
>> impossible. Then they discovered the Second Law of Thermodynamics and
>> knew that it really was impossible.
> Is it, really?
> One explanation of the Way Things Are says the universe is expanding 
> and will forever.  I recognize that there is an unresolved frame of 
> reference issue, but doesn't that suggest that stuff will be moveing 
> in perpetuity?
> But that all is beyond my point.
> Once upon a time somebody (NANPA?) said telephone numbers had 
> characterisitics similar to what IP addresses have today.
> Given enough wantto, I can see several systems already in my 
> experiences (No additional inventing required).) that could be used to 
> achieve that (including one already in use in most IP using shops).
> That was my whole point--"can't be did" is probably wrong.

Richard Bennett