Internet Kill Switch.

Tomas L. Byrnes tomb at
Sat Jun 19 22:46:37 UTC 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roland Perry [mailto:lists at]
> Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:11 PM
> To: nanog at
> Subject: Re: Internet Kill Switch.
> In article
> <AANLkTimTdz5UO8v8ObC7CXgmNODAHqzjaHQbEtMuwuny at>,
> Petach <mpetach at> writes
> >After all with a world population of 7 billion, you certainly can't
> >have "Internet [...] for everyone" with only 4 billion IP addresses,
> >unless you put a *lot* of NAT in place.
> What's the average household size, especially in developing countries.
> And does "everyone" have access, if their home does?
> --
> Roland Perry

[Tomas L. Byrnes] The issue is more that everyone who DOES have access
has more than one device, and that many of those devices move around. I
won't get into the "NAT breaks the Internet" war, but it certainly does
limit the type of applications you can run, or at the very least makes
network provisioning, operations and maintenance much more complex than
a non-natted network.

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