[LINK] millions of Internet addresses allocated but remain unused

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Thu Oct 16 07:50:35 EST 2008


*queue people running even more loopback IP addresses on servers -specifically-
to fool ARIN, etc, in thinking their whole space is allocated*



Adrian

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008, Kim Holburn wrote:
> http://www.technologyreview.com/web/21528/
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> > "People are very concerned that the IPv4 address space is very close  
> > to being exhausted," says John Heidemann, a research associate  
> > professor in the department of computer science at the University of  
> > Southern California (USC) and the paper's lead author. "Our data  
> > suggests that maybe there are better things we should be doing in  
> > managing the IPv4 address space."
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