Global Resource Systems LLC claimed 56 million IP addresses owned by the Pentagon. Three months later, the total was nearly 175 million. That’s almost 6 percent of a coveted traditional section of Internet real estate — called IPv4 — where large chunks are worth billions of dollars on the open market. The company has no publicly reported federal contracts and no obvious public-facing website. The Pentagon declined to answer a number of questions about the project, and Pentagon officials declined to say why Goldstein’ unit had used a Florida-known company to carry out the pilot effort.
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