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

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at
Thu Mar 24 08:48:52 CDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 7:02 PM, Bret Clark <bclark at> wrote:
> Why would Microsoft need this many IP's? I could see the benefiting service
> providers much more.

Microsoft runs Hotmail. Office Live and a bunch of other services you
might have heard of.

And if every common or garden snowshoer can get a /15, why can't a
legitimate corporation get some for itself? :)

Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at

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