IPv6 internet broken, cogent/telia/hurricane not peering

Dan White dwhite at olp.net
Mon Oct 12 18:28:48 UTC 2009

On 12/10/09 10:25 -0700, Michael Peddemors wrote:
>On October 12, 2009, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>> In summary: HE has worked tirelessly and mostly thanklessly to promote  
>> v6.  They have done more to bring v6 to the forefront than any other  
>> network.  But at the end of day, despite HE's valiant effort on v6, v6  
>> has all the problems of v4 on the backbone, PLUS growing pains.  Which  
>> means it is difficult to rely on it, as v4 has enough dangers on its  
>> own.
>And don't forget.. Once IPv6 gets to the mainstream.. IP Reputation lists are 
>going to have a real fun time :) Spammers would love to see IPv6 in place I am 
>sure. ;)  Routing IPv6 is going to require one heck of a thinking re-
>adjustment.  Would be nice to just leave IPv6 in the premises, and keep IPv4 
>for routing.

Reputation lists will just be on the /64, /56 and /48 boundaries, rather
than IPv4 /32. 

Dan White
BTC Broadband

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