IP addresses serve a similar function to postal addresses. Postal addresses allow our mail to circulate, while IP addresses allow network traffic to move around the internet.
How can the internet accommodate more and more users every day?
The internet is complex, but the metadata laws may be even more so.
ISPs were supposed to start collecting our metadata today, but most are not ready due to the complexities of the legislation. Perhaps it’s not too early for a review.
You can hold off for now, but IPv6, like change, is inevitable.
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The UK government has sold spare IP addresses to a booming resale market - so now there’s a cash incentive to move to IPv6 sooner rather than later.
Questions still to be answered on what metadata is to be kept from internet connections.
The metadata retention debate is heating up with Prime Minister Tony Abbott telling us the cost of not going ahead with compulsory retention of metadata will be incalculable and will represent a form of…
Approximately one in eight Australian IPs are exposed to web threats every day, a study from Deakin University has found…