97.128.0.0/9 allocation to verizon wireless

Dave Temkin davet1 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 16:52:52 CST 2009


Chuck Anderson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 11:31:38PM +0100, Matthias Leisi wrote:
>   
>> Mark Andrews schrieb:
>>     
>>> 	I don't see any reason to complain based on those numbers.
>>> 	It's just a extremely high growth period due to technology
>>> 	change over bring in new functionality.
>>>       
>> OTOH, Verizon is not the only provider of smartphone connectivity in the
>> world. Most of them try to be "good citizens" and do not waste a scarce
>> resource (IPv4 space).
>>     
>
> I disagree that using global IPv4 space is a "waste".  Every device 
> deserves to have "real" internet connectivity and not this NAT crap.
>
>   
Why must it be always "real" versus NAT?  99% of users don't care one 
way or another.  Would it be so hard for the carrier to provide a switch 
between NAT and "real" IP if the user needs or wants it?





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