[BitTorrent] ipv6

Christoph Hohmann reboot78 at freenet.de
Tue Jan 25 07:21:45 EST 2005


John Hoffman wrote:

>>IPv6 clients should be able to talk to each other with IPv6
>>even if the tracker does not support it. Why should the
>>tracker restrict IPv6 clients to IPv4 only because it
>>doesn't support IPv6 itself?
>
>Without the tracker's verifying the source IP, or at least checking the 
>IP for an active BitTorrent client, it would be possible for an attacker 
>to insert an IP into very active torrents, causing a DDoS situation.

Why don't you read the rest of the thread before you write
useless comments?

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