Recent IPv4 Depletion Events

Those of you who follow these things can’t have missed that the RIPE NCC had got down to it’s last /8 of unallocated IPv4 space last week.

They even made a cake to celebrate…

Photo (and cake?) by Rumy Spratley-Kanis

This means the RIPE NCC are down to their last 16 million IPv4 IP addresses, and they can’t get another big block allocated to them, because there aren’t any more to give out.

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5th January 2012: #comment24

Like to comment on other folks’ blogs? Here’s your chance! Or are you normally a quiet lurker? Then it’s time to lose your commenting virginity…

My industry colleague Trefor Davies will be hosting a Guinness World Record attempt for the most comments on an online article in a 24-hour period on the 5th January 2012. The current record stands at 100,000 comments.

Still need an excuse to say something? It’s going to raise money for a very worthwhile charity, the RNLI – the people who save lives at sea around the British coast. I think that’s a great reason to #comment24.