Carrier Grade NAT

John Levine johnl at
Tue Jul 29 17:52:42 UTC 2014

>As an ISP customer, would you really accept not being supplied a globally unique address? Really? I would not.

My local DSL provider does CGN.  I switched to cable, but because it
was faster, not because of the addressing.  They would assign you a
global static IP just by calling up and asking for it.  When I left, I
think they'd assigned 18 static addresses out of several thousand

Most consumer ISP customers don't run servers visible from outside, and
don't care about CGN.  Really.  It's not because they're stupid, it's
because it has no effect on their day to day usage.  


PS: End to end, is that a subchannel of Redtube?

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