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In about 365 days give or take one or two, the Internet world as we know it will be out of IPv4 IP addresses. Some say, "So what?"--but, this means that the push to IPv6 will be even greater. ICANN has been working on the move to IPv6 since 1999. The new Protocol standard has been defined since 1998 by the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force). According to information found on Wikipedia.org concerning IPv6 in 2008, Google performed a study to find that "IPv6 deployment was less than 1% on the Internet-enabled hosts in any country." What is IPv6 compared to IPv4? IPv6 is the next-generation Internet Protocol designed to take the place of IPv4. IPv4 currently can accommodate about 4 billion individual IP addresses. Whereas IPv6 can support a total of 2128 IP addresses. The featur...

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