Lets see, the US gov't mandated phone number portability. How long will it
be before they mandate IP address portability? Then everyone will want
their /32 to be portable. Even Junipers handling of 2.4M prefixes:
> Do you see many scandals around people who own cool IP addresses? :)
IIRC, there was an "issue" around the assignment of 188.8.131.52; I don't
think lawyers had been invented back then, so the scope of the scandal
remained relatively small.