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

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

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As silence reigns in the companies that will decide the future of .org, its opponents have grown louder. A coalition of 27 high-profile non-profits, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), National Council of Nonprofits, YMCA, Free Software Foundation (FSF), Girls Scouts of the USA, Internet Archive, and Wikimedia Foundation, have signed a letter to ICANN urging it to stop the sale and launched a petition site that, at the time of writing, has over 7,000 supporters,

The letter warns that the sale could “do significant harm to the global NGO sector,” and that Ethos Capital “has not earned the trust of the NGO community.”

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