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Re: WG Action: Conclusion of IP Version 6 (ipv6)

  • From: John Curran
  • Date: Tue Oct 02 10:12:48 2007

At 5:39 AM -0700 10/2/07, David Conrad wrote:
>>What happens if folks can somehow obtain IPv4 address blocks
>>but the cumulative route load from all of these non-hierarchical
>>blocks prevents ISP's from routing them?
>Presumably, the folks with the non-hierarchical address space that might get filtered would have potentially limited connectivity (as opposed to no connectivity if they didn't have IPv4 addresses).

Sure, right along ISP boundaries.  If we really foul things up,
you'll see some companies buying multiple "Carrier Internet"
connections, one from each major carrier to get to firms which
are only reachable via "the AT&T Internet", the "Verizon
Internet", etc.    Won't that be fun?