Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Nov 2006 12:18 UTC, submitted by danwarne
Windows Want to be able to access your machine anytime, anywhere? Can't be bothered purchasing a domain name and configuring Dynamic DNS? Microsoft has a solution: the 'Windows Internet Computer Name' - a unique domain name for your computer. There is one small catch though: you have to be using the next-generation networking protocol IPv6 which, although thoroughly integrated into Windows Vista, isn't supported by most home routers yet.
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RE: legal clues
by DonQ on Tue 7th Nov 2006 17:51 UTC in reply to "legal clues"
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PRNP is patented by MS. There, it's the end of the story, especially knowing MS behaviour (look at the mail antispam issue).
No router will include this technology.

Router doesn't need to implement PRNP, router needs to route IPv6 or at least support IPv6 tunneling (many home routers don't).

IMHO such service from Microsoft can really push IPv6 forward.

What kind on router you'll buy - with or without PRNP support? What kind of ISP you'll choose - with or without IPv6 support? Once router makers and ISP smell that IPv6 may grow their sales - IPv6 support will included.

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