Re: 2.4 and full ipv6 - will it happen?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 13:22:41 EST

On Thu, 2002-08-22 at 07:12, Thunder from the hill wrote:
> Well, it's not too easy any more to say "I am the Alan Cox client. Send me
> naked children." If you were ever hit by that or similar, you'd certainly
> think differently, once you've seen that these "tools" for IPv4 are

Its trivial. IPv4 or IPv6 it takes a couple of minutes of fiddling from
a suitably connected point. I wouldnt actually bother with that anyway,
the people who maintain web cache logs are normally paid so little that
$1000 for running a provided script really would be less hassle for your
budding organised criminal or government agent.

There is no difference in the security between IPv4 and IPv6. None at

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