end-user ipv6 deployment and concerns about privacy

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Sat Aug 21 13:57:02 CDT 2010


On 8/18/10 4:20 PM, Hannes Frederic Sowa wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 11:16 PM, Mark Smith wrote:
>>> In IPv4-land I have the possibility to
>>> reconnect and get a new unrelated ip-address every time.
>>>
>>
>> They're issued by the same ISP, to they're related.
> 
> Ups. Unrelated in the sense of random ip from their pool, of course.

except of course that in practice if your lease hasn't expired and the
ip reassigned, or even if you manually release it you're very likely to
receive the same one.

> hannes
> 





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