Are you sharing the same IP address as a criminal? No More CGNs | Europol Law enforcement call for the end of Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) to increase accountability online 17 October 2017

Are you sharing the same IP address as a criminal? Law enforcement call for the end of Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) to increase accountability online; press release; EuroPol; 2017-10-17.

tl;dr → they want IPv6 to definitively tie a single suspect to a single Internet Protocol Address.
and → <quote>A new version of IP address (IPv6) which provides an unlimited number of IP addresses…</quote> ["unlimited" rly?]

Occasion

A workshop, 2017-10-13. With a finding, and a press release.

Mentions

  • Europol
  • Estonian Presidency of the EU Council
  • Carrier Grade Network Address Translation (CGN, CG-NAT)
  • Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI)
  • Action Plan on Internet and Terrorism
  • Cybercrime Task Force, European Union
  • IPv6

Funding

  • Proximus
  • CISCO
  • ISOC
  • the IPv6 Company
  • European Commission.

Quoted

  • Rob Wainwright, Executive Director, Europol.
  • Steven Wilson, “head” of European Cybercrime Centre, Europol.

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