BBC News - 'Fresh proposals' planned over cyber-monitoring

Roland Perry lists at
Fri May 10 11:42:19 BST 2013

In article <518CB006.8000604 at>, Peter Tomlinson 
<pwt at> writes
>The internet service provider (ISP) has announced that it is currently 
>piloting technology called Carrier-Grade Network Address Translation 
>(CGNAT) that will see as many as nine different customers share the 
>same IP address.

Mobile networks use carrier-grade NAT as well, so the technique is well 

>BT said it is trialling CGNAT in a bid to make the most efficient use 
>of existing "IPv4 internet address", which are currently "running out", 
>before new "IPv6 addresses become widely adopted". Doing so will enable 
>fixed-line internet customers to stay connected, it said.

God forbid they roll out IPv6 instead :(
Roland Perry

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