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Internet engineers tear into United Nations' plan to move us all to IPv6

stephanh Silver badge

A modest proposal: IPv7½

Needs only one (decimal) digit for an IP address, statically allocated as follows.

1 - The Register

2 - Facebook

3 - Netflix

4 - Google

5 - Microsoft (just block this one to stop Win10 from slurping)

6 - AliExpress

For intranets:

7 - You printer (replacing 192.168.X.X)

8 - Your boss (replacing 10.X.X.X)

For you:

9 - yourself (for return packages. Carrier-grade NAT is used in case somebody else wants to use the Internet at the same time)

0 - localhost

Nice small routing tables.

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