the alleged evils of NAT, was Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Matthew Kaufman matthew at
Tue Apr 27 22:59:12 CDT 2010

James Hess wrote:
> Fortunately, the IPv6  address space is so large and sparse, that
> scanning it would be quite a feat,  even if a random outside attacker
> already knew   for a fact  that a certain /64  probably contains a
> vulnerable host. 
All I need to do is run a popular web site on the IPv6 Internet, and I 
get all the addresses of connected hosts I want. That 
address-space-scanning is hard is nearly irrelevant.

Matthew Kaufman

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