IPv4

Does ARIN have the right to approve all IPv4 address sales?

May 11, 2011 09:26 am | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan A U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware recently approved Nortel’s sale of 666,624 IPv4 addresses to Microsoft for $7.5 million. Despite this precedent, a debate is raging in Internet policy circles about how sales of IPv4 addresses — particularly the largest blocks of IPv4 …

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IPv4 address transfers must meet policy, ARIN chief says

Mar 25, 2011 06:49 pm | Computerworld Compliance comments come as Microsoft plans to buy more than 666,000 IPv4 addresses from bankrupt Nortel by Jaikumar Vijayan The chief executive of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) said today that any transfer of IPv4 addresses from one organization to another will need to be compliant …

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IPv4 finale ‘one of the most important days of the Internet’

Feb 03, 2011 12:50 pm | Network World by Carolyn Duffy Marsan Internet policymakers officially handed out the last five blocks of IPv4 address space to each of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) at a ceremony held in Miami Thursday morning. BACKGROUND: IPv4 exhaustion predicted The ceremony marked the depletion of the free pool of …

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