Botnets buying up IPv4 address space

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Fri Oct 7 19:50:01 UTC 2011

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 3:32 PM, William Herrin <bill at> wrote:
> As for auctioning IP blocks, my experience is that hackers don't
> bother. If they want IP addresses beyond what the colo provider
> offers, they steal them: find a block of addresses not routed on the
> public Internet and forge LoAs they present to their ISP. They're
> going to lose them anyway, so why bother paying money?

ala: ?

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