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1. Research the following organizations and explain their involvement with the Internet public IP addresses

a. American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN):a nonprofit corporation responsible for managing internet number resources for many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, Canada, and the US
b. Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA):department responsible for coordinating, allocating and maintaining unique codes and numbering systems that are used in the technical standards that drive the Internet
c. Asia-Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC): manages the assignment of Internet number resources within the Asian continent, serves as the database within the Asian continent, storing regional domain names and IP addresses and accepting queries

2. Approximately how many IPv4 addresses are possible? approximately 4.3 billion

3. Approximately how many IPv6 addresses are possible? approximately 3.4028 x 1038

4. Why do you think the world is running out of IPv4 addresses? many computers and cellphones, tablets all connected to a IP address

5. How long do you think it will take before the IPv4 addresses are completely exhausted? I believe that we are out already
6. Since IPv6 is the long-term solution for this issue, why do you think we are still using and assigning IPv4 addresses on the Internet? They are being given to network operators who use them for essential connectivity with next generation IPv6 addresses.

7. Do you think the possibility exists for some companies to hoard IP addresses and not release them back to ARIN to turn a profit? Yes it may be possible since IP addresses are limited and people know they are running out

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