[ipv6hackers] Dynamic prefixes & privacy (was: IPv6 prefix changing)

S.P.Zeidler spz at serpens.de
Sat Mar 17 18:41:17 CET 2012

Thus wrote Markus Reschke (madires at theca-tabellaria.de):

> You're right! There's no simple black-or-white situation. But we
> should consider the average user Joe with his DSL connection most.
> He doesn't know of IPv6 privacy extensions. So maybe the DSL router
> should do the job.

By no means. Their OS will likely be Windows, and that will do privacy
addresses with great enthusiasm.

Users of other OSes will hopefully either have similar defaults or the
marginal clue needed to switch it on when/where wanted.

Breaking end-to-end always comes at a price. Never do it just because you can.

spz at serpens.de (S.P.Zeidler)

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