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

Steven Bellovin smb at
Thu Mar 24 15:34:13 UTC 2011

On Mar 24, 2011, at 10:27 58AM, Aaron Wendel wrote:

> That's a good question.  Maybe they can't qualify under Arin rules.  Another question will be: how is Arin going to handle it?
> Im pretty sure that the RSA says that in the event of bankruptcy ips revert to the Arin pool.  I understand that these were legacy addresses but.......

I wonder if the bankruptcy court agrees with that.  Does it have the power to order ARIN to accept this?  "Send lawyers, guns, and money"...

		--Steve Bellovin,

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