Internet runs out of IP addresses

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The pool of Internet addresses has officially been drained. Four non-profit Internet administrative groups — the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the Number Resources Organization (NRO), the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the Internet Society — said at a press conference in Miami, Florida, on Wednesday that the supply of IPv4 addresses has been depleted.

“This is a major turning point in the ongoing development of the Internet,” said Rod Beckstrom, ICANN’s president and CEO, in a statement.

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