[ipv6hackers] IPv6 security (slides and training)

Owen DeLong owend at he.net
Sat Nov 12 02:20:25 CET 2011

On Nov 11, 2011, at 3:19 PM, Doug Barton wrote:

> On 11/11/2011 15:15, Fred Bovy wrote:
>>>> The motivation to deploy IPv6 is, quite simply, the ability to remain
>>>> connected to the outside world. We are running out of IPv4 addresses.
>>>> Simple math dictates that they are finite and that there are nowhere
>>>> near enough of them to meet growth demands of the internet on
>>>> a global scale.
>> Just like if you want to receive a TV program Colour HD, you need to trash
>> your old Black and White TV Set you loved so much because it was a gift
>> from your grand'pa and was still working good after 25 years !
> ... or, just get the free digital -> analog converter provided by the
> gummint.

Fair enough, but, that solution (like the v4 hacks proposed) will not allow you
to watch that program in colour or in HD. It will provide a significantly degraded
user experience.

> I'm sorry to be so blunt, but the fact that you think this situation is
> in any way analogous to IPv6 vs IPv4 is a symptom of the exact lack of
> understanding of the fundamental issues that I was talking about.

Less so than you appear to think.


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