New ARIN ipv6 allocation policies

Roger Jorgensen rogerj at
Mon Sep 4 08:20:05 CEST 2006

On Mon, 4 Sep 2006, Andrew Alston wrote:
> > Yes, those academic networks that think they can get by without paid  
> > transit in IPv6 and then dump everything they can't move over peering
> > in those triple-continent tunnels are extremely annoying.
> I just have one question here, what about those places that wish to
> develop, wish to move forward, and have no OPTION but to tunnel.  I'll
> openly admit that I run trans-continental tunnels to two continents to
> announce my v6 space.  Why do I do it that way?  Because there is *no
> one* on the continent doing native v6, infact, my tunnelled v6
> connectivity is to my knowledge the largest active v6 deployment in
> sub-saharan Africa.  

I'm quite sure the target of those comments are not directed towards you 
at all since you obviouse don't realy have any choice. It's more towards 
those that have a choice but still send traffic to Asia and back to US 
before it hits EU... those sites existes not more than a few months ago.


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