Data held by ISPs

David Pick D.M.Pick at
Tue Dec 23 13:05:28 GMT 2014

On 23/12/14 11:47, Peter Fairbrother wrote:

> <snip>
> PS I have a fixed IPv.4 IP address (actually 8 of them), packets
> addressed to which will come to my personal computer (or computers I
> run). It isn't that uncommon, most ISPs offer the choice of a fixed
> IPv.4 address even now, though they may charge extra.
> When IPv.6 really gets going I suspect that most IPs will be fixed.

Mine certainly is: my ISP has even put my ADSL /48 into the RIPE
database so "whois" finds it, although the single fixed IPv4 address
isn't. (BTW that's *my* 2a01:568:3008::/48 at home, not QMULs.)

David Pick
Network Security Manager, IT Services
Queen Mary University of London
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7882 7079
Mob: +44 (0) 7973 379 161
E-Mail: D.M.Pick at

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