Nonprofits Fight Sale Of .ORG Registry

Earlier this year, the governing body overseeing the .org domain, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), removed price caps despite 97 percent of the more than 3,200 submitted comments expressing opposition. The removal leaves nonprofits vulnerable to abrupt, unanticipated, and significant cost increases at a moment’s notice. Then, last month, the nonprofit Internet Society announced it had sold its ownership of the .org Public Interest Registry to a private equity firm, Ethos Capital. Learn more

To view the recording of a Dec. 5, 2019 Community Call on the Internet Society Sale of Public Interest Registry / .ORG hosted by nten, click here

Post date: December 10, 2019
Topics: National News

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