How come some hosting companies / resellers cannot give web-sites they host dedicated IP addresses? There many hosts that can provide this like linuxwebhost.com, jumpline.com, virtual-cities.net, communitech.net, etc.
Because the Internet may be close to a shortcoming of IP Addresses. All companies and backbones are under close eye. For every ip issued, the hoster must provide a list of domains that each ip is going to be used with...etc etc etv