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RIPE NCC Hostcount

For 20 years, the RIPE NCC counted the number of hosts in its service region. The Internet has grown dramatically since then and there are various ways to measure that growth. The article below describes the history of the Hostcount, the challenges we faced over the years and the reasons why we intend to stop doing the Hostcount as of January 2011.