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Why is ARIN (etc.) allocating such large blocks of IPv6 addresses?

The whole issue of IPv4 depletion and waste seems to be final getting behind us with the (somewhat) increased deployment of IPv6. The sole purpose of IPv6 was to solve the issue of IPv4 address space ...
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1answer
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Reverse-resolved address ending with .bng?

I routinely check netstat --tcp when ssh'ed into my server, but today found an odd hyphenated address format that I haven't seen before: Proto Recv Sent Local Address Foreign Address ...
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1answer
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ipv6 max_addresses in sysctl.conf (Debian 6)

I'd like to assign any number of IPv6 addresses to a Debian 6 host, but I see the following setting, and want to know what are the consquences of setting higher, or does this setting approach limits ...
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IPv6: Can one use more than 64 bits for the network ID

Wikipedia states: Unicast and anycast addresses are typically composed of two logical parts: a 64-bit network prefix used for routing, and a 64-bit interface identifier used to identify a host's ...
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3answers
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How to bind a non-local IPv6 address?

Is there an equivalent of net.ipv4.ip_nonlocal_bind for ipv6 ? Need to start my nginx on boot on such an IP... My Ubuntu doesn't have this IPv6 assigned on eth0 quickly enough despite this ...
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3answers
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Cheap/Budget VPS Host with IPV6 [closed]

I'm looking for a cheap/budget vps host supplying ipv6 ips. Any suggestions? PS: By cheap/budget i mean no more than about $6usd per month. PS 2: The service can be unmanaged
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1answer
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How can I find out the next IPv6 address?

I have a /96 block of IPV6 addresses and i'm wondering how i could some how find the next address (Since ipv6 addresses can contain numbers and letters). I know the first address could be in numbers ...