That's a very big block of scarce IPv4 addresses that have become available again. One block inside this /8, more specifically 188.8.131.52/16, was transferred to Amazon.
Net Range: 184.108.40.206 -- 220.127.116.11
Net Type: Allocated to ARIN
Organization: American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
Update: more details of MIT's IPv4 sale are now available.