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ICANN decision to reject sale of dot-org registry garners praise

The National Council of Nonprofits, an advocacy group that opposed the sale, lauded ICANN Friday for reaching what it called "the only logical decision in this situation," saying in a statement that allowing the registry to change to for-profit...

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Statement on ICANN rejection of sale of .org registry

Responding to the news that ICANN rejected the transfer of control of the .org registry , Rick Cohen, Chief...

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Coronavirus raises stakes in the .org battle

Today was originally the deadline by which ICANN, which oversees the internet's address system, would issue its decision on whether to stop or allow the transfer of the dot-org (.org) domain registry to a private equity firm.

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Critics of Dot-Org Sale Dismiss Promises Made by For-Profit Buyer

"The deal suffers several serious flaws, yet its purported fixes are just hollow words," said Rick Cohen, chief operating officer at the National Council of Nonprofits, in an email to the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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Calif. Scrutiny Delays Decision on Sale of Dot-Org Domain

Representatives for Ethos Capital were not immediately available for comment. Rick Cohen, chief communications officer for the National Council of Nonprofits, which has been critical of the proposed sale, hailed the development.

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California AG Questioning The Sale of .ORG

“It is vitally important that the integrity and affordability of the .org domain are kept intact.

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Sale of Dot-Org to Venture Capital Firm Draws Ire From Lawmakers, Charity Regulators, and Nonprofit Leaders

In another key development, the National Association of State Charities Officials last week issued a letter criticizing the proposed sale and asking for more time to review the matter.

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State Charities Officials Want Stalling Of .ORG Sale

“It seems that everyone who takes a look at this sale sees reason for grave concern,” said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits.

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Sale of .Org Registry Raises Alarm Among Nonprofits

Expressing his concerns about the sale, Rick Cohen, Chief Communications Officer/Chief Operating Officer at the National Council of Nonprofits, said, “The entire process has not been transparent and it seems that everyone except for the...

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As pressure builds over .org sell-off, internet governance orgs fall back into familiar pattern: Silence

As silence reigns in the companies that will decide the future of .org, its opponents have grown louder.

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