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

mbbrutman

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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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