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Windows 7: World to run out of new web addresses in less than a year

29 Jul 2010   #11


EVREYONE RUN! the apocalypse happens in *quotes how many days there are left until ip's run out*

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29 Jul 2010   #12

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Yay, I unsubscribed from my own thread right before the fun started.

Sorry for finding something I was seeing on multiple news sites, and personally never heard before, interesting. I'll do some more research before starting a thread in News again.
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29 Jul 2010   #13

Win7 Home Premium 64x

You did no wrong here Petey. No need to apologize.
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31 Jul 2010   #14

Win7 Pro 64-bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Petey7 View Post
Experts predict the world will run out of internet addresses in less than a year, the Sydney Morning Herald reported Monday.

The internet protocol used by the majority of web users, IPv4, provides for about four billion IP addresses -- the unique 32-digit number used to identify each computer, website or internet-connected device.

There are currently only 232 million IP addresses left -- enough for about 340 days -- thanks to the explosion in smartphones and other web-enabled devices. - World Will Run Out of Internet Addresses in Less Than a Year, Experts Predict
No kidding. Hmm... I smell Y2K fears. Besides, as one respondent stated, IPv6 is supposed to open up a whole new world of URL's. Maybe they want us to donate our own? LOL! There's always a doom-sayer every cycle.
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