Internet Kill Switch.

Mark Smith nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Sat Jun 19 22:29:11 CDT 2010


On Sat, 19 Jun 2010 15:46:37 -0700
"Tomas L. Byrnes" <tomb at byrneit.net> wrote:

> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Roland Perry [mailto:lists at internetpolicyagency.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 19, 2010 12:11 PM
> > To: nanog at nanog.org
> > Subject: Re: Internet Kill Switch.
> > 
> > In article
> > <AANLkTimTdz5UO8v8ObC7CXgmNODAHqzjaHQbEtMuwuny at mail.gmail.com>,
> Matthew
> > Petach <mpetach at netflight.com> 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.
> 
> 
> 

Yeah, it's scary. 

"Issues with IP Address Sharing"
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ford-shared-addressing-issues-02





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