[LINK] Unassigned IPv4 addresses exhausted

Rick Welykochy rick at vitendo.ca
Sat Nov 12 17:02:00 AEDT 2016

Glen Turner wrote:
>> This week the world Internet Architect Board has advised that
>> unassigned IVP4 addresses are now exhausted ...
> There's a slight difference between the above and the IAB's statement
> that "the *pool* of unassigned IPv4 addresses has been exhausted". That
> is, all IPv4 addressing at IANA has been assigned out to the regional
> internet registries (APNIC, etc). Those registries could be holding
> unassigned IPv4 address blocks, or they may have exhausted supplies
> too. In any case, a specification from a international standards body
> can't depend upon a supply being available.


At the very least, it appears that the Big Three operating systems support
IPv6. Now for all those routers, cable modems and other comms equipment.


Rick Welykochy

My goal for 2016 is to
achieve the goals of 2015
which I'd have done in 2014
as I promised in 2013
& planned in 2012.
     -- politics as usual

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