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

Joe Provo nanog-post at
Thu Mar 24 09:06:36 CDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 01:27:29PM +0000, 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
Exhibit B expressly indicates they were listed but filed under seal; 
interesting to request that.  Previous documents indicate they used a 
third party to shop things around, who got a $200k retainer and is 
getting paid 5% of the sale.

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