Dynamic (changing) IPv6 prefix delegation

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Nov 21 14:59:21 CST 2011


On Nov 21, 2011, at 12:47 PM, Daniel Roesen wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 12:27:55PM -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Unfortunately, there are some ISPs that believe this is the right thing to do.
>> Some go so far as to claim that scrambling customer prefixes is a mechanism
>> to help insure customer privacy.
> 
> s/ISPs/governments, privacy people and influential media outlets/
> 
> There is significant political pressure (at least over here) to
> continue that IPv4 habit for IPv6 as well.
> 

Yes, IMHO, Germany has some of the most misguided privacy laws and habits
in human history. In the rest of the world, it is primarily ISPs that are repeating
this mantra, but, hopefully reality will eventually set in and correct the situation
even in Germany.

Owen




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