Reply to post: Re: Time to claw some back

OK, this time it's for real: The last available IPv4 address block has gone

Christian Berger

Re: Time to claw some back

"What's the point in trying to claw back IPv4 addresses? It would not fix the problem, just delay it for another couple of years."

There's actually an interesting thought there. There are multiple groups of people who are "anti Internet".

One is the Facebook Crowd, they only want Facebook, not the Internet. Those people typically either don't use E-Mail at all or use one of the few largest mail providers.

The other one is the people being fed up with their ISPs meddling with the Internet and certain agencies sniffing it all, so they create their own overlay network using the Internet only as a transport network for their VPNs.

So there's a chance that in a few years people don't want the Internet any more.

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