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IPv6 will allow them to track you down. Not!

Andrew Sullivan, Principal Architect, Dyn | Jan. 2, 2014
Everyone from marketers to law enforcement officials seem to hold the same misconception that IPv6 is going to make it possible to expose people in a way that IPv4 does not.

Ultimately, building a profile for a potential or current customer using an IP address -- whether v4 or v6 -- is both tricky and unsatisfying.  That doesn't mean that IPv6 will usher in a new era of anonymity, but the worry that IPv6's lack of NAT means it reveals much more about users is mistaken.

 

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