A Survey of Internet Identities

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Authors Patrik Fältström  , Geoff Huston 
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This memo provides an overview of the various realms of identification used within the Internet protocol suite, with a view to noting the interdependencies of the different identifiers and consequent implications for updating their specifications or changing their infrastructures' operations.


Patrik Fältström (paf@cisco.com)
Geoff Huston (gih@telstra.net)

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