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ICANN finally halts $1.1bn sale of .org registry, claims it's 'the right thing to do' after months of controversy...
Questions linger over what is going on inside DNS overseer ICANN has halted the proposed $1.1bn sale of the .org registry to an unknown private equity firm, claiming this was "the right thing to do."...
By kynast on 2020-05-01 17:20 UTC
ICANN delays .org sale again after scathing letter from California AG...
The controversial deal would saddle the .org registry with $300 million in debt.
By kynast on 2020-04-19 13:34 UTC
.ORG Isn’t Broken, and We Don’t Need Private Equity to ‘Fix’ It...
Ethos Capitalthe private equity firm poised to purchase the .ORG domain registry for $1.1 billionand Public Interest Registry (PIR, the entity Ethos wants to buy) have been attempting to respond to the concerns raised by the .ORG community. These after-the-fact changes just make clear that while...
By kynast on 2020-03-08 00:14 UTC
ICANN't approve the sale of .org to private equity because California's Attorney General has... concerns...
DNS overseer gets letter demanding documents about controversial registry sale The California State Attorney General's Office (CA-OAG) sent a letter last week to DNS overlord ICANN asking for confidential information about the planned sale of the .org
By kynast on 2020-02-01 18:26 UTC
After Nonprofits Protest at ICANN, California's Attorney General Steps Into the .ORG Battle...
Once appearing to be a done deal, the sale of the .ORG registry to private equity is facing new delays and new opposition, after a successful protest in front of ICANN last week by nonprofits and an intervention by the California Attorney General . Privat
By kynast on 2020-02-01 18:26 UTC
How much is .org domain business worth? $1.13 billion...
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The Internet Society wants to fund an endowment with the money, and Ethos Capital promises not to jack up .org prices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-04 23:01 UTC
Shenzhen Graduate School Employs Blockchain To Manage TLDs...
China’s Peking university wants to use blockchain technology to track and manage web domains as opposed to traditional methods.
By dianadsouza on 2018-10-08 07:08 UTC

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