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

S.P.Zeidler spz at serpens.de
Sat Mar 17 19:22:13 CET 2012

Thus wrote Tim Chown (tjc at ecs.soton.ac.uk):

> Dynamic home prefixes mean flash renumbering of multi-subnet home networks.

They also mean you cannot have any connections survive longer term,
since every prefix change will kill them (unless you push them through the
moral equivalent of a tunnel that you restore as soon as you have the new

They also mean that your connection is restricted to a role of consumer,
not a full participant of the Internet.


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