end-user ipv6 deployment and concerns about privacy

Marco Hogewoning marcoh at marcoh.net
Wed Aug 18 03:37:58 CDT 2010


On 18 aug 2010, at 09:35, Hannes Frederic Sowa wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 7:53 AM, Marco Hogewoning <marcoh at marcoh.net> wrote:
>> 
>> On 18 aug 2010, at 01:12, Hannes Frederic Sowa wrote:
>> 
>>> prefer static addressing. But in the world of facebook and co. I
>>> wonder if it would be a better to let the user have the choice. A
>> 
>> What does facebook have to do with it ? Ever heard of cookies ?
> 
> Facebook as an example of a company whose founder stated that privacy
> is old-fashioned. Cookies sit on another network-layer I am currently
> not talking about. They can be removed more easily, most simply by
> reinstalling your computer. The user *can* do something about cookies.


Yeah but given the amount of NAT and dynamic addresses around in v4 land. I think it's highly unlikely you are better of tracking v4 addresses instead of pushing cookies, especially as most 2.0 sites require a login anyway.

Groet,

MarcoH





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