Why do we still need IPv4 when we are migrating to IPv6...

Anfinsen, Ragnar Ragnar.Anfinsen at altibox.no
Fri Feb 13 11:49:18 CET 2015

On 12.02.15, 23.37, "Erik Kline" <ek at google.com> wrote:

>> Appreciate your feedback, but as long as the majority of Norwegian 
>>content providers does not move on IPv6, including governmental sites, 
>>and the potential risk of the Norwegian government implementing some 
>>sort of Data Retention Directive, it makes sense to by addresses instead 
>>of doing CGN or equivalent.
>Sure this potential Data Retention Directive will not be IPv6-specific
>and somehow exempt IPv4?

Definitely not, it will not look at the difference between IPv4 and IPv6, 
but the amount of data needed to be stored when doing CGN, or similar, 
would thousand fold compared to native IPv4.


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