any "bring your own bandwidth" IPv4 over IPv4 tunnel merchants?
brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Mon May 3 18:17:26 UTC 2010
Encryption would be a side benefit for your purpose.
On Mon, May 3, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Bill Bogstad <bogstad at pobox.com> wrote:
> Like many people, I can't justify the expense of "commercial" IP
> connectivity for my residence. As a result, I deal with dynamic IP
> addresses; dns issues; and limitations on the services that I can host
> at my residence. It just struck me that in the same way that
> IPv6 connectivity can be done via tunneling over IPv4 (Hurricane
> Electric, etc.), that static IPv4 addressability could be offered in a
> similar fashion.
> Some my question is:
> Does anyone offer (probably bandwidth restricted) IPv4 over IPv4
> tunneling (with static IPs) commercially?
> I realize that making use of such a service MIGHT violate Terms of
> Service agreements, but that is going to vary from provider to
> provider and doesn't make offering such a service inherently wrong.
> Other possible reasons such services might be desired include wanting
> access to Internet services which are regionally restricted. (Again
> TOS violation possibilities MAY or MAY NOT apply.)
> In the (very?) long term, IPv4 over IPv6 tunneling could end up being
> one way that organizations can get IPv4 connectivity when the default
> changes from only-IPv4 to only-IPv6. (Yeah, I know that day may never
> Bill Bogstad
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