The path not taken.
- Oct 9, 2009
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It says a private equity group has "no meaningful plan to protect or serve the .org community"
ICANN concludes privatizing .org domain isn’t in the public interest.
The .org domain has been available for years but the sale to a private equity firm has raised fears over the freedom of the internet
Transfer to a for-profit private equity firm would create "unacceptable uncertainty" for the registry.
ICANN finally halts $1.1bn sale of .org registry, says it's 'the right thing to do' after months of controversy
Questions linger over what is going on inside DNS overseer
Charlotte Web shares a report from The Register: ICANN has halted the proposed $1.1 billion sale of the .org registry to an unknown private equity firm, claiming this was "the right thing to do." The DNS overseer has been under growing pressure to use its authority to refuse the planned...