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My IP Address: 188.8.131.52
My Country: United States
What is an IP Address?
An Internet Protocol Address (IP Address) is a number (usually this format 127.127.127.127) assigned to each device (e.g., computer, smart phone, tablet pc, printer)
participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication. An IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing. Its role has been characterized as follows: "A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A route indicates how to get there."
The designers of the Internet Protocol defined an IP address as a 32-bit number and this system, known as Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4), is still in use today. However, due to the enormous growth of the Internet and the predicted depletion of available addresses, a new version of IP (IPv6), using 128 bits for the address, was developed in 1995. IPv6 was standardized as RFC 2460 in 1998, and its deployment has been ongoing since 2005.
To find out more about IP Addresses, please read the Wikipedia IP Address description.