Reply to post: Re: Lies, damned lies, and statistics that don't lie.

We are absolutely, definitively, completely and utterly out of IPv4 addresses, warns RIPE

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Re: Lies, damned lies, and statistics that don't lie.

"If you ping scan the internet" you achieve bugger all.

I have some devices configured to respond to ping requests on the internet side, but others set to block (drop) them. Lack of ping response doesn't mean that the address isn't in use. I even have websites hosted on an address that doesn't respond to pings.

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