Big Temporary Networks

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Fri Sep 14 12:22:01 UTC 2012

Måns Nilsson wrote:

> And get v6.
> Do not NAT. When all those people want to do social networking to the same
> furry BBS while also frequenting three social app sites simultaneously
> you are going to get Issues if you NAT. So don't.


Considering that, ten years ago, some computers were still often
shared by thousands of people distinguished by their port numbers
and that, today, pseudo ISPs are using NAT, it is not only wrong
but also impossible to identify a user only by his IP address
without port numbers.

						Masataka Ohta

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