end-user ipv6 deployment and concerns about privacy

Hannes Frederic Sowa hannes at mailcolloid.de
Wed Aug 18 07:39:50 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson <swmike at swm.pp.se> wrote:
> For people who want to use DNS and run services, they'll most likely want a
> static address/subnet that doesn't change in the first place (even though it
> should be handed out via DHCPv6-PD for ease). If someone wants to be
> anonymous, there is always TOR or other anonymising services.

Tor is fairly slow using it for every days internet surfing. Why don't
have sensible defaults for most users as default. For them I don't see
a need for static prefixes.

> Personally I prefer static for both IPv4 and IPv6 and have chosen providers
> accordingly historically. I also recommend this to others.

On the technical side it is clear. Static is the way to go.

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