Security gain from NAT: Top 5

Brandon Butterworth brandon at
Thu Jun 7 06:48:25 UTC 2007

> >   #1 NAT advantage: it protects consumers from vendor
> >   lock-in.
> >
> Speaking of FUD...  NAT does nothing here that is not also accomplished
> through the use of PI addressing.

True, diy PI (mmm, PI) is a major reason people use it for v4 and why
they'll want something similar for v6. No internal renumbering,
ever. I can see why they choose it, even with the disadvantages

PI for everyone?


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