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Well of remaining IPv4 address blocks a step closer to running dry

Yesterday, APNIC received two more /8s from IANA, reducing the IANA global pool to just 12 /8s—5.4 percent of the usable IPv4 address space. APNIC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) that distribute IP addresses around the world, and IANA is part of ICANN, the body that governs the Internet. (Insofar as the Internet allows itself to be governed.)

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