Minutes before Trump left office, millions of the Pentagon’s dormant IP addresses sprang to life! The program draws scrutiny because of its enormous scale. unusual timing, starting amid a changeover of federal power! An analysis of the traffic flowing through the Internet addresses once controlled by Global Resource Systems, shows them still leading to the same place, a computer router in Ashburn, Va., a major hub of Internet connections for government agencies & private companies despite the official resumption of Pentagon control. The IP addresses had never been sold or leased to the company, merely put under its control for the pilot program, created by an elite Pentagon unit known as the Defense Digital Service, which reports directly to the secretary of defense and bills itself as a “SWAT team of nerds” that solves emergency problems and conducts experimental work for the military.