Nortel, in bankruptcy, sells IPv4 address block for $7.5 million

Bret Clark bclark at
Thu Mar 24 08:32:21 CDT 2011

Why would Microsoft need this many IP's? I could see the benefiting 
service providers much more.

On 03/24/2011 09:27 AM, Tony Finch wrote:
> Jay Nakamura<zeusdadog at>  wrote:
>> 666,624 is kind of odd number, isn't it?  That comes out to a
>> /13,/15,/19,/21 and a /22.
> > From the court documents I gather that it is a collection of miscellaneous
> blocks that Nortel acquired over the years, presumable via corporate M&A.
> However there isn't (as far as I can see) a list of the actual blocks. See
> docket 5143 at
> Tony.

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