[members-discuss] Re: RIPE NCC Position On The ITU IPv6 Group (fwd)
richard.barnes at gmail.com
Tue Mar 2 16:46:46 CST 2010
>> Care to explain what that could possibly be? (I simply don't see an
>> upside to making it easy to censor the internet by national identity).
> Maintenance of "GeoIP"-databases becomes easier and less error-prone ?
> Possible less out of date because of it.
> We've seen complaints about those many times on this list.
There are much better ways to handle geolocation than reconfiguring
the structure of the IP address space. See also:
Regardless of the technical merits of those specific protocols, which
have been debated here and elsewhere, geolocation is an
application-layer concept, and shouldn't be forced down onto the
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