IPv6 in 2011?
There's an interesting little write-up over at the Internet Storm Center today entitled
What Will Matter in 2011. On their list, they have IPv6 slated to finally be force fed to us IPv4 users since the IPv4 space is almost depleted. There have been predictions for the past 10 years that the IPv4 space will run out, but somehow we always squeeze a little more of it out to push back the inevitable migration to IPv6.
If you want to see where all of the address space is currently allocated, check out IANA's list. You'll find a majority of the addresses on that list are administerred by ARIN, who maintains a page on this issue here.
And, if you have nothing better to do today, you can watch the IP addresses slip away on this nifty java-script counter: