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I would like to know some idiomatic expressions synonym to "never-ending issue" as in such a sentence:

The deployment of IPv6 is one of the never-ending issues of the Internet

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    By never-ending issue, do you mean a problem which is inherently insoluble (so it will continue to be a problem forever), or the more figurative sense of an issue which has long been, and currently continues to be, problematic (but which might feasibly be resolved, perhaps soon)? – FumbleFingers Aug 19 '15 at 14:08
  • the more figurative sense – hpid91 Aug 19 '15 at 14:22
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There are many synonyms the OP can use in the sentence such as everlasting/eternal/,unceasing issue.

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    Please include an explanation of why each of these might be correct. – Nathan Tuggy Aug 19 '15 at 14:32
  • Nathan Tuggy, Correct me if I am wrong. I have often heard everlasting issue, everlasting/eternal/unceasing problem. – Khan Aug 19 '15 at 16:00
  • I don't think you're wrong. I think the answer (like basically all on ELL) needs an explanation to be useful. – Nathan Tuggy Aug 19 '15 at 16:08
  • No one would use these terms to express the idea in the OP's question in a business context. – Lambie Dec 17 '17 at 18:20
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The phrase "an ongoing issue" or an "endless issue" comes to mind.

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"Persistent problem" or "persisting problem" sound acceptable.

Also, grammatically, I'd use plural in "is one of the never-ending issues ...".

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