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A thread explaining some of the details about how the new legislation in Oz concerning "it's not a back-door - honest" cannot possibly work.
Before I had a networking course at university, I had a rough understanding of IPv4/v6, but had trouble understanding why some things need to be in the same subnet.
Then I read IPv6 RFC. Not only have I found IPv6 to be a lot less messy and easier to understand, but it also allowed me to understand how IPv4 works by combining the idealized model of v6 with the messy hacks I knew v4 has.
So IMO learning v6 before v4 is a good idea. But N=1, your mileage may vary.
An interesting article - What Straight-A students get wrong:
Australia's war on encryption: the sweeping new powers rushed into law
With all the vague "end of the internet!" or "why is everyone so upset at such good idea" stories elsewhere on the new Australian backdoor-your-apps law, it's good to see a piece that explains what it actually does.
The moral seems to be: don't allow or agree to any automatic updates while in Australia. Australians, if you want security from govt snooping and from security flaws, tough luck.
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