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Article from Issue 125/2011

You can’t say we weren’t warned. We’ve known for a long time that IPv4 addresses were an endangered species.

I remember reading about the problem before the turn of the century, and Cisco Systems issued a report by Tony Hain in 2005 saying that “the remaining pool ... will be exhausted in about 5 years.” So Hain was a tiny bit generous, but here we are, and now? They’re gone.

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