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February 26, 2020
by sjvn01

The for-profit takeover of the non-profit ‘.org’ top-level domain

At first glance, the proposed deal makes little sense. The Internet Society is trying to sell the non-profit Public Interest Registry (PIR), the registry for the “.org” top-level domain (TLD), to the new private-equity firm Ethos Capital for $1.135 billion. There are about 10.5 million … Continue reading