The internet as we know it is reaching its limits.
Within 18 months it is estimated that the number of new devices able to
connect to the world wide web will plummet as we run out of "IP addresses" --
the unique codes that provide access to the internet for everything from PCs to
"The internet as we know it will no longer be able to grow," Daniel
Karrenberg, chief scientist at RIPE NCC, the organization that issues IP
addresses in Europe, told CNN.
"That doesn't mean it will cease to function, but entry could be limited to