Botnets buying up IPv4 address space

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Oct 8 11:14:55 CDT 2011


* Christopher Morrow:

> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 3:10 PM, Arturo Servin <arturo.servin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>        I agree with Benson.
>>
>>        In fact, for this "problem" I find irrelevant that IPv4 is running out. They are just looking for good reputation IP nodes.
>
> isn't this a short-lived problem then?

IPv4 addresses will never run out in a strict sense of the word, it
will just become increasingly more difficult to reassign IPv4 address
space to those who need it.



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