[LINK] US story - Cable companies don't like NAT
Thu, 29 Nov 2001 13:00:33 +1000
Interesting: Cable broadband companies in the US are getting hot under the
collar about the combination of network address translation and wireless
Because the wireless hubs are cheap - well, cheap in America - and because
they have a 300m radius, home network enthusiasts are using them to share
broadband connections between households.
This gives rise to complaints that NAT was a bad idea (rather than the
suspicion that Cable Internet systems were badly implemented!), and also to
a proposal in the CableLabs standards organisation to kill off NAT...