Slashdot: UK ISP PlusNet Testing Carrier-Grade NAT Instead of IPv6

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jan 16 16:59:28 UTC 2013


On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Justin M. Streiner
<streiner at cluebyfour.org> wrote:
> I would hope that PlusNet has valid, well-thought-out reasons for deploying
> CGN instead of IPv6.  Not knowing those, I can only jugde their position on
> its face: foolish and short-sighted.

Move along, nothing to see here. Barring a few fanatics, everyone here
has known for several years now that CGN would be required for
continuing IPv4 support regardless of the progress of IPv6.

If you spin it right, it's a "Free network-based firewall to be
installed next month. Opt out here if you don't want it." And the
fewer than 1 in 10 folks who opt out really aren't a problem.

Regards,
Bill Herrin


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