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'The world is going to run out of internet addresses within weeks'
lammert




msg:4257106
 11:28 pm on Jan 23, 2011 (gmt 0)

Google's Vint Cerf talked with Australian journalists about the end of availability of IPv4 addresses, the Internet addressing scheme he developed.

I thought it was an experiment and I thought that 4.3 billion [addresses] would be enough to do an experiment

Further reading: [smh.com.au...]

The article also contains some nice comments from an insider about the recent changes in the management hierarchy of Google.

 

lammert




msg:4266194
 6:38 pm on Feb 12, 2011 (gmt 0)

Hi d3vrandom,

Last month on one of my Ipv6 enabled websites, I had 112 page views from IPv6 addresses on a total of 95404 page views. That is 0.12% of total traffic. And it was my best IPv6 month overall...

d3vrandom




msg:4266260
 11:06 pm on Feb 12, 2011 (gmt 0)

^^ Ah well I guess that says it all. I wonder which of the two will happen first:

- Extensive browser support for multiple SSL sites on a single IP or
- Extensive ISP support for IPv6

phranque




msg:4267274
 11:25 am on Feb 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

they are finally covering the story in the NYT.
As World Runs Out of I.P. Addresses, Switch to IPv6 Nears - NYTimes.com:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/15/technology/15internet.html [nytimes.com]
At a ceremony early this month in Florida, the last block of addresses based on the original standard, known as IPv4, were allocated to the five registries.

4.3B addresses...

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