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Crashed RadioShack flogs off its IPv4 stash

Martin Summers Silver badge

"But with the addresses worth increasing amounts of money as companies try to expand, but resist efforts to shift over to IPv6, that approach has become untenable and the RIRs effectively turn a blind eye to the auctions."

Well they really shouldn't, they should enforce the rules, otherwise what is the point of them existing as a body. It's only untenable to profit mongers who want to make money out of a community asset.

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