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[arin-ppml] NAT444 rumors (was Re: Looking for an IPv6naysayer...)



On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 10:14:04AM -0800, George Bonser wrote:
> > From: Jeff Wheeler 
> > Sent: Friday, February 18, 2011 8:13 AM
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] NAT444 rumors (was Re: Looking for an
> > IPv6naysayer...)
> > 
> > 
> > I suspect Google, Microsoft, and others have already figured out a
> > beneficial (to everyone) way to monetize this.  If I'm an ISP with
> > working IPv6, and my competitor in a given region is an ISP without
> > IPv6, I'd like to advertise to all the end-users of that ISP whenever
> > they go to a search engine that sells ads.

> One thing they can do, and I would live to see some popular destination
> site do this, is to say something like:
> 
> "we have this really cool new thing we are rolling out but, sorry, it is
> available only via IPv6" or "we will continue supporting all of today's
> features on v4 but all new features will be rolled out on v6 only".  
> 
> That would result in eyeballs demanding access to that content and
> nothing drives innovation like customer demand does.

You never been told something like "We don't do (or stock) that because
there's no demand for it! You know, you're the Nth person to ask about it
today." I have, and many more times than merely once. 

-- 
Mike Andrews, W5EGO
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Tired old sysadmin