NAT's work for web surfing. No dispute here.
NAT's make the Internet into TV.
NAT's suck for napster-type applications.
It was napster like (e.g. peer-to-peer) things that made the Internet
popular. Based upon some data on "web ready cell phones" being used primarily
to send text messages (e.g. do "peer-to-peer" type things), I'd say that
the love for NATs will very soon decline.
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