Re: [ietf-privacy] [Int-area] NAT Reveal / Host Identifiers

Joe Touch <touch@isi.edu> Wed, 11 June 2014 14:55 UTC

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On 6/7/2014 6:20 AM, Stephen Farrell wrote:
> Yes, source addresses leak information that affects privacy. But
> we do not have a practical way to mitigate that. So therefore
> BCP188 does not call for doing stupid stuff, nor for new laws of
> physics (unlike -04 of the draft we're discussing;-)

Again, BCP188 does not *call* for doing anything. There are no SHOULD- 
or MUST- level requirements in that doc. Let's please not wave it in the 
air as if there are.

Joe