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Re: Stop the .org domain registry from being sold to a private for profi
Re: Stop the .org domain registry from being sold to a private for profit company
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:59:02 -0500
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On December 13, 2019 10:37:45 AM EST, Aaron E-J <address@hidden> wrote:
>I just saw this on the Tech-Coop listserv and thought it would be
>relevant here: https://savedotorg.org/
>(note, uBlock Origin blocks the form you need to fill out to sign it,
>you have that app you need to disable it for it to work)
>Message on the Tech-Coop listserv:
>On 2019-12-03 6:09 PM, via tech-coop list wrote:
>> Hi coop folks, I wanted to invite y'all to sign on to the Save .ORG
>> As you may have heard, the Public Interest Registry (PIR) has removed
>> price caps for renewing .ORG domain names, and now the entire .ORG
>> registry may be sold off to a private equity firm, which would
>> it for profit and with even less oversight from the community.
>> We're asking the Internet Society and ICANN to reconsider this plan.
>> You can sign on to our coalition letter by visiting
>> https://savedotorg.org/ and clicking "Add your organization."
>> Thanks! :)
>> --mark B.
>The Other Realm LLC
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The FSF was one of the original organizational signers of this petition, and
we're keeping a close eye on things. I'm glad to see it brought up here.
Greg Farough // Campaigns Manager
Free Software Foundation
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