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Re: Five bucks gets you a home network

  • From: Joseph T. Klein
  • Date: Thu Jan 31 15:31:48 2002


Your down on Bill's list as one of the peering coordinators.
We are just getting to some of the more popular peer points.
We should talk. We are do about 2.5 gig in aggregate so some
traffic must come from and go to HE.

I need to talk with you as peering coordinator.

--On Thursday, 31 January 2002 11:50 -0800 Mike Leber <[email protected]> wrote:

Or you could just get your IPv6 /64 prefix (18 trillion trillion trillion
addresses) for free using any one of the free IPv6 tunnel brokers.
Hurricane runs a free IPv6 tunnel broker at

It would be a bizzare twist of fate that if by quashing regular NAT the
cable companies sped up IPv6 adoption.


On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Joseph T. Klein wrote:

The toaster (which is running NetBSD) and the refrigerator are networked
using the IPv6 mantra. So if DSL and Cable companies find that they can
sell IPv6 to kitchen appliences at $5 per houshold, you think this
could lead to deployment?

So my new IPv6 cell phone can get an SMS from my refrigerator if the milk
is going bad.

Now $5 if it also does fire and burgler alarm functions, it is cheaper than
a phone line.

If I get $5 dollars from a million users ... hmmmm.

Don't forget gamers and peer to peer networking.

On Thursday, 31 January 2002 08:29 -0800 Jim Shankland <[email protected]> wrote:
> Andy Walden <[email protected]> writes:
>> ... reading through Commcast's AUP doesn't reveal this policy
>> either. I think it was largely trollbait.
> Could be.  But AT&T Broadband out here just resent its terms of service
> with the monthly bill, and stated that it's strictly prohibited to
> attach more than one device to the cable service.  They reminded
> their customers that a second IP address is available for an extra
> $5/month.
> I suppose one could get lawyerly and argue that you *are* attaching
> a single device -- the NAT box -- to their network; other devices
> are merely attached to the NAT box.  But I don't think that was their
> intent.
> Whether this pricing model is enforceable aside, it is also in direct
> conflict with the projection that some day soon, the refrigerator, the
> hot tub, the stove, the stereo, the room thermostat, the garage door
> opener, etc. will all be IP-addressable.  I'll be damned if I'll spend
> an extra $5/month for my refrigerator to surf the web, and I'll bet I'm
> not alone :-).
> Jim Shankland
Joseph T. Klein
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