SyntheticTruth writes "It seems the specs for the IPv6 standard use the 48-bit NIC address as part of the unique IP address, which can be used to trace packets back to the user's computer. " The story is asking why people don't seem to care about something which is gonna certainly raise privacy concerns.
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