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Privacy Considerations for IPv6 over Networks of Resource-Constrained Nodes

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Document Type
This is an older version of an Internet-Draft that was ultimately published as RFC 8065.
Expired & archived
Author Dave Thaler
Last updated 2016-04-20 (Latest revision 2015-10-18)
Replaces draft-thaler-6lo-privacy-considerations
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd Gabriel Montenegro
IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This document discusses how a number of privacy threats apply to technologies designed for IPv6 over networks of resource-constrained nodes, and provides advice to protocol designers on how to address such threats in IPv6-over-foo adaptation layer specifcations.


Dave Thaler

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