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RIPE NCC: "Today, at 15:35 (UTC+1) on 25 November 2019, we made our final /22 IPv4 allocation from the last remaining addresses in our available pool. We have now run out of IPv4 addresses."

ripe.net/publications/news/abo

concept: have ARIN shut down block transfers to kill off the trade in IPv4 space

@er1n I missed the first word and thought it actually happened and panicked a little bit. 😐

@er1n lol they won't, it makes them money too

and there is too much money moving around in that ecosystem for any sort of policy to go through at ARIN

arin.net/resources/fees/fee_sc

@staticsafe i really love how they're like Move To IPv6 But Also Give Us Money To Keep Doing IPv4 Stuff

@June @hirojin @er1n fortunately the transition to 64 bit is going relatively smoothly

@hirojin @June @er1n adoption obviously isn't 100% but I'm sure laptop, desktop, and server adoption is pretty dang up there

@wilbr @June @er1n first off, i am very specifically talking IoT

second: there's a lot of use of our discarded 32bit computers in the global south

however, most 32 bit operating systems switched to 64 bit time a long while ago

except for Linux and android.
Linux is one the most used systems in IoT devices

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