BBC News - 'Fresh proposals' planned over cyber-monitoring
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Fri May 10 11:42:19 BST 2013
In article <518CB006.8000604 at iosis.co.uk>, Peter Tomlinson
<pwt at iosis.co.uk> 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 :(
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