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​The Digital Land Grab

Online Exclusives ​Art Stewart Jun 19, 2019

In the Internet of Things era, fraudsters are cashing in on the scarcity of Internet Protocol numbers.

​A South Carolina technology company faces charges of fraudulently obtaining more than 750,000 Internet Protocol addresses, The Post and Courier reports. U.S. federal prosecutors accuse Charleston, S.C.-based Micfo LLC and its CEO Amir Golestan of using at least 11 businesses to acquire the routing numbers from the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Ltd.

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​Art Stewart

Art Stewart is an independent management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in internal audit, financial management, performance measurement, governance, and strategic policy planning.​​​