[arin-ppml] "Millions of Internet AddressesAre LyingIdle" (slashdot)

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Tue Oct 21 18:28:01 EDT 2008

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net 
>> [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Ron Cleven
>> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 2:32 PM
>> To: ppml at arin.net
>> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] "Millions of Internet AddressesAre 
>> LyingIdle" (slashdot)
>> michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
>>>> Until and unless someone can describe, in simple layman's
>>>> terms, a rational transition plan to IPv6, I don't see it happening.
>>> The laymen have already transitioned to IPv6.
>> Very cute.
> I have a smartphone, a Motorola Q running Windows Mobile 5 on it
> on the Sprint network.  When I ran the Microsoft networking tools on
> the phone it clearly showed that Sprint has assigned IPv6 numbers to
> it's cellular data network.  When I surf the web on my phone I am
> going through a IPv6->IPv4 gateway.  Ironically, if I go to
> http://www.ipv6porn.co.nz/ I DO NOT see the free porn on the phone,
> indicating that Sprint's IPv6->IPv4 gateways are NOT connected to
> the IPv6 Internet.  What morons!

For what it's worth, I just tried some IPv6 sites on my Sprint 700wx and
it did access them using their IPv6 addresses.


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