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[ NNSquad ] Re: Europe officially runs out of IPv4 addresses


On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 11:32 AM, Lauren Weinstein <lauren@vortex.com> wrote:
> Europe officially runs out of IPv4 addresses

To be precise, they still have 16 million left.

Today they entered their "last /8 policy period".


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

> http://j.mp/Pg7zg9  (ars technica)
>   "Since the depletion of IPv4 address space in the APNIC region, little
>    information has surfaced about how network operators in the region
>    have managed the situation. However, the lack of IPv4 addresses only
>    impacts organizations and consumers who need additional addresses, or
>    who need addresses for the first time. Existing IPv4 users remain
>    unaffected, and so the immediate impact is limited. Also, large
>    network operators get large address blocks from the RIRs and they
>    typically have a pool of unused addresses of their own, so few will be
>    experiencing immediate problems."
>  - - -
> --Lauren--
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