Problem Statement Regarding IPv6 Address Usage

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Authors Fernando Gont  , Guillermo Gont  , Madelen Corbo  , Christian Huitema 
Last updated 2018-09-01 (latest revision 2018-02-28)
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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.


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Christian Huitema (

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