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 <m...@netfire.net> wrote: > On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:08 AM, Owen DeLong <o...@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. >