[LINK] IPv6 doomed
jon.seymour at gmail.com
Mon Aug 25 12:06:49 EST 2008
> Also, the amount of IPv4 space required will fall. The increased price
> will lead to the deployment of Network Address Translation within the
> ISPs themselves. [Noting that this allows the ISP to control the applications
> running on the network, and perhaps differentially bill for them].
Sounds perfect for a Government that wants to build a Great Firewall
of China to protect kiddies from adult porn and adults from kiddie
porn. "Sorry folks, are hands are tied, ISPs are going to have to
introduce choke points into your access because IP4 addresses have run
out. Oh, and since that choke point is there, why don't we enhance it
with family friendly filters."
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