multiple meanings of IPv6 in China
CDT points to an International Herald Tribune article on recent comments by Chinese government official Hu Qiheng, chair of the Internet Society of China, a government-sanctioned public-private
group founded five years ago to promote the Internet in China. According to the article:
Fighting Internet crime, which Hu defined broadly to include acts
counter to the interests of the Chinese government, requires a more
certain way of identifying people online, she said. The IPv6 standard offered the best mechanism for establishing the identity of users online.
China is a leader in IPv6 infrastructures, which create trillions of new URLs that will allow more people, as well as things, to have an online presence–the so-called Internet of Things.
Julian Bleecker explores the general edges of surveillance in the Internet of Things (with cool pix as well) more thoroughly here.