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The end of IPv4

This week IANA finally allocated the last available IPv4 addresses.

http://www.nro.net/news/ipv4-free-pool-depleted

This means that IPv4 is now officially all dried up, and it’s time to start looking at IPv6.

Oh good, 128-bit addresses. Wonder if I’ll ever be able to remember IPv6 addresses off the top of my head as I did IPv4 (which uses – sorry, used – 32-bit addresses)!

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Posted by on February 4, 2011 in Internet