In a message written on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 05:41:40PM -0400,
Valdis Kletnieks wrote:
I didn't see any mention of this Tony Hain paper:
tl;dr: ARIN predicted to run out of IP space to allocate in
August this year.
Here's a Geoff Houston report from 2005:
I point to page 8, and the prediction "RIR Pool Exhaustion, 4
Those of us who paid attention are well prepared.
tl;dr: Real statistical models properly executed in 2005 were
remarkably close to the reality 8 years later.