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Netflix VPN detection - actual engineer needed



If early adopter PI IPv6 was the same price as early adopter PI v4 space, my wife would be totally on board with this solution.

Matthew Kaufman

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> On Jun 3, 2016, at 6:27 PM, Spencer Ryan <sryan at arbor.net> wrote:
> 
> Well if you have PI space just use HE's BGP tunnel offerings.
> 
> 
> *Spencer Ryan* | Senior Systems Administrator | sryan at arbor.net
> *Arbor Networks*
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> 
> On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 9:24 PM, Raymond Beaudoin <
> raymond.beaudoin at icarustech.com> wrote:
> 
>> As an alternative, there are multiple cloud service offerings that will
>> advertise your IPv6 allocations on your behalf direct to a server in their
>> data centers. It seems pretty tongue-in-cheek, and satisfying, to turn
>> up a *<insert
>> favorite virtual router instance> *and then route through it. The Internet
>> is such an amazing place.
>> 
>> On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 8:15 PM, Cryptographrix <cryptographrix at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Yeah I RAWRed to them pretty hard whilst being as understanding to the CS
>>> rep that it wasn't their fault.
>>> 
>>> They thought I was weird as anything.
>>> 
>>> If there are any Verizon FiOS network engineers on the thread, a fellow
>>> Verizon employee would thank you kindly for an off-thread email regarding
>>> BGP advertisement (I'll buy the IPv6 block and the drink-of-choice, you
>>> configure my account to listen for route advertisement).
>>> 
>>> Strange that it has to come to this to get "legit" IPv6 service.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 9:08 PM Raymond Beaudoin <
>>> raymond.beaudoin at icarustech.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I wasn't originally affected on my he.net tunnel, but this evening it
>>>> started blocking. The recommended ACLs are a functional temporary
>>>> workaround, but I've also opened a request with Netflix.
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 7:54 PM, Mark T. Ganzer <ganzer at spawar.navy.mil>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> So far I am not seeing a Netflix block on my he.net tunnel yet. I
>>>> connect
>>>>> to the Los Angeles node, so maybe not all of HE's address space is
>> being
>>>>> blocked.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Not going to be disabling IPv6 here either. + HAD native IPv6 from
>> Time
>>>>> Warner, but they decided to in their wisdom to disable IPv6 service
>> for
>>>>> anyone that has an Arris SB6183 due to an Arris firmware bug.  And
>> they
>>>> are
>>>>> taking their sweet time pushing out the fixed firmware update that
>>>> Comcast
>>>>> and Cox seemed to be able to push to their customers last fall.
>>>>> 
>>>>> -Mark Ganzer
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 6/3/2016 4:49 PM, Cryptographrix wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Depends - how many US users have native IPv6 through their ISPs?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If I remember correctly (I can't find the source at the moment),
>> HE.net
>>>>>> represents something like 70% of IPv6 traffic in the US.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> And yeah, not doing that - actually in the middle of an IPv6 project
>> at
>>>>>> work at the moment that's a bit important to me.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 7:45 PM Baldur Norddahl <
>>>> baldur.norddahl at gmail.com
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Den 4. jun. 2016 01.26 skrev "Cryptographrix" <
>>>> cryptographrix at gmail.com>:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> The information I'm getting from Netflix support now is explicitly
>>>>>>> telling
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> me to turn off IPv6 - someone might want to stop them before they
>>>>>>>> completely kill US IPv6 adoption.
>>>>>>> Not allowing he.net tunnels is not killing ipv6. You just need need
>>>>>>> native
>>>>>>> ipv6.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On the other hand it would be nice if Netflix would try the other
>>>>>>> protocol
>>>>>>> before blocking.
>>