Where to buy Internet IP addresses

Joe Maimon jmaimon at ttec.com
Tue May 5 07:58:41 CDT 2009

Joe Greco wrote:

>> Forwarding these requests up to the ISP's router and having several  
>> PDs per end customer is in my opinion the best way to go.
> How is it the ISP's router is able to handle this?  Be specific.

I view with suspicion the notion that an ISP is going to take addressing 
direction from their customers, willy-nilly.

> Now explain why that can't be made to work at the CPE level.

Home devices chain with NAT because that is the scheme most likely to 
work well enough by default 99% of the time out of the box, without 
requiring ANY upstream cooperation.

Home devices that work out of the box for the common usage scenarios 
generate profit, those that dont generate loss.


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