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private ipSome DSL (or cable) networks may provide you a private IP address. The good news is that probably doesn't change, and is secure. The bad news is that it isn't a real IP so nobody on the internet can reach you, although you can reach everyone. This is essentially NAT implemented by the provider on a grand scale.
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