[ih] Internet-history Digest, Vol 10, Issue 1

Scott O. Bradner sob at sobco.com
Mon Jul 6 16:10:51 PDT 2020

> On Jul 6, 2020, at 6:31 PM, Toerless Eckert via Internet-history <internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 06, 2020 at 05:51:23PM -0400, John Levine wrote:
>>> Probably too simplistic. Should not have been a reason for all those
>>> E164 for companies tht are public knowledge (like their 'www' domain name).
>> A system that works only haslf the time is for most purposes worse
>> than no system at all. Since they had to build some other system to
>> deal with phone numbers that have privacy concerns, they might as well
>> use that system for everything.
> IPv6 addresses also come with privacy concerns, yet they are deployed
> and workarounds are made for privacy. Besides, the privacy issues would
> have been (IMHO) easy to resolve.

yup - see RFC 3041


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