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Thread: News: Sale of .org registrar to a private equity firm

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    Default News: Sale of .org registrar to a private equity firm

    And this is not good news ... basically, the group that handles registering .org domain names has been sold to a private equity group. It is certain that prices will rise because private equity groups exist to make a profit, not serve the public interest.

    Here is a petition backed by nten.org and the Electronic Frontier Foundation:


    And some background reading if you want to know more:




    -Mike

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    'insider sale of .org to ex ICANN senior execs working for a VC firm'

    is what is actually happening

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    Yes. And it smells rotten.

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