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IPv6 Unique Local Addresses

Space from tunnel brokers is also free.


> On Mar 2, 2018, at 12:40 PM, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at> wrote:
> Exactly what Matt Harris says here... ULA is free. Space obtained from ARIN is not. You want to discourage someone from doing the right thing, charge a lot for that.
> Matthew Kaufman
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:30 AM Matt Harris <matt at netfire.net <mailto:matt at netfire.net>> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:08 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com <mailto:owen at delong.com>> wrote:
> >
> > I doubt anyone is taking it away, pointless and useless as it is.
> >
> > Owen
> >
> I'm not sure I'd say it's pointless and useless.  It's free, which gives it
> at least some point/use case, versus IPv6 space obtained from an RIR where,
> at least in ARIN's case, you have fees associated with that.  I'm lucky
> enough to have a /32 from ARIN for the networks I work on, so we're not
> stretched for space or worried about deploying ULA.  For a small
> organization where even a /48 would be a luxury, and with no good native
> IPv6 carriers available locally (still plenty of places like that),
> deploying IPv6 on ULA space may be the stepping stone they need until other
> options become open to them.