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

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Fri Mar 25 07:36:15 CDT 2011


On Fri, 25 Mar 2011 00:27:19 -0300, Rubens Kuhl said:

> Microsoft cannot stop other people from dropping such announcement
> elsewhere on the DFZ, beyond the transit provider they are paying
> money to. And that's exactly what the community response should be if
> ARIN finds that this transaction is bogus: treat it like unallocated
> space that's been announced.

They probably *can* stop you from dropping the announcement, by
moving Windowsupdate or Hotmail or the XBox network into that
address space.

Or more correctly, the constantly ringing phones will make you reverse
your decision...
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