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Europe's Just About Out Of Internet Addresses

  • BBC, Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:41 PM

Strict rationing of these addresses - called IPv4 - has been started by the body that hands them out in Europe. From now on, companies can only make one more application for IPv4 addresses and, if successful, will only get 1,024 of them. In addition, any application for more old addresses must demonstrate how an organisation is using the new, replacement, addressing scheme.

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