ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con

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[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest blog from the ARIN Network Operations Manager, Matt Ryanczak. This was originally posted on the Def Con blog at https://www.defcon.org/html/links/dc-speakerscorner.html#arin-ryanczak.] ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con By Matt Ryanczak, ARIN Network Operations Manager I’ve been lucky enough to witness some pretty remarkable events during my career in information technology.Read More

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IPv4: Hoarding and Black Markets and Fraud, Oh My!

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Team ARIN has been talking a lot about IPv6, why you need it, how to get it, and how to deploy it — but what about IPv4? Ever wonder what ARIN is doing to protect this rapidly diminishing resource? As IPv4 runout approaches, we figure the likelihood of nefarious behavior will increase, so our community is taking action to use resources judiciously and limit abuses.

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IPv4 / IPv6: The Bottom Line

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We started hearing about IPv4 depletion in the mid-1990s, when distribution mechanisms and classful addressing made it a legitimate concern. Then the IETF did three significant things to ensure sustainable growth on the Internet: Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) – This allowed variable length subnet addressing, moving away from only three standard block sizes and makingRead More

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