Web Running Out of IP Addresses

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  1. foxfan352

    foxfan352 Well-Known Member

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    I found this article it is pretty interesting

    Web Running Out of Addresses

     
  2. VaderPrime1

    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    Hahaha! Wow. So what does that mean for the meantime of finding a new solution?
     
  3. NGW

    NGW Rawr

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    ..how do they just..run out?
     
  4. Valkysas

    Valkysas Attack Buffalo

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    Only so many unique numbers that fit in the existing scheme.
     
  5. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    Does anybody actually click the links?

    The 4 placement combo has something like 1.7 billion combo and theyre running out of since the 70s so now theyre gonna use 6 placements.

    Geez guys.
     
  6. VaderPrime1

    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    TL;DR :lol 
     
  7. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's just like Y2K.

    In other words, nothing bad will happen and life will go on.
     
  8. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ahhhh...yet another GD thread fail :lol 
     
  9. Deceptichage

    Deceptichage Decepticon Land Pirate

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    I am sure Al Gore has a solution to this.
     
  10. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    If anything were to happen to my precious interbutts, I'm not sure what I'd due.

    Prolly murder/suicide.
     
  11. guard convoy

    guard convoy The Big Daddy

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    i bet he does, but after he kills manbearpig
     
  12. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    Hasn't IPv6 been in the pipeline for a hell of a long time anyway?
     
  13. Waverider

    Waverider Supreme Dude TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm sure he's already on it. I heard he invented the dutch oven.
     
  14. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

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    Sounds like a culling is in order.
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    If the internetz hasn't imploded by now, it's probably not going to.
     
  16. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    If Movie Discussion didn't obliterate the internet, it should survive this. :D 
     
  17. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    Yeah, but will it survive THAT?!! *points to prime discussion subforum*
     
  18. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    IPV6 should fix it with no problems
     
  19. Paladine

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    Except for the enormous cost of upgrading the entire Internet's backbone. Oops!
     
  20. Darkwing48

    Darkwing48 Heroic Decepticon

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    Wake me when they ran out of MAC addresses.
     

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