Microsoft offers $7.5M for 666,624 IPv4 addresses

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Mar 24, 2011 09:28 pm | Computerworld Deal to buy the addresses from Nortel a sign of the increasing value of IPv4 as they run out, some say by Jaikumar Vijayan Microsoft has agreed to pay $7.5 million to purchase a block of 666,624 IPv4 addresses from bankrupt Canadian telecom equipment maker Nortel in a…

ICANN assigns its last IPv4 addresses

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Feb 03, 2011 02:43 pm | IDG News Service The final blocks have been given to regional agencies, ushering in the IPv6 era by Stephen Lawson The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) has handed out its last IPv4 addresses, leaving the remaining blocks to regional registries that in some cases may exhaust them within a…