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Problem Statement Regarding IP Address Usage

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Authors Fernando Gont , Guillermo Gont , Christian Huitema
Last updated 2020-09-10 (Latest revision 2020-03-09)
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This document analyzes the security and privacy implications of IPv6 addresses based on a number of properties (such as address scope, stability, and usage type), and identifies gaps that currently prevent systems and applications from leveraging the increased flexibility and availability of IPv6 addresses.


Fernando Gont
Guillermo Gont
Christian Huitema

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