A typical example of an article based on this myth is a report by BBC online, which claimed that IPv4 address space would be exhausted by 2005. Following are several responses to that article which seek to establish the facts:
- Response by RIPE NCC
- Article by Scott Bradner (ARIN Board member)
- Article by Andrew McLaughlin (Harvard Law school, formerly of ICANN)
APNIC's Geoff Huston has conducted an analysis of IPv4 consumption rates, which is available in the following forms:
APNIC and the other RIRs also publish regular allocation statistic reports which are linked from this site.