Tag: Public Interest Registry
To #SaveDotOrg, we still need safeguards
Today, NTEN, EFF, and Access Now delivered the following letter to the leaders of ISOC and PIR calling on them to reflect and to take immediate action to adopt the safeguards put forward by the #SaveDotOrg campaign.
Civil Society Groups Celebrate ‘Stunning Victory’ in Effort to #SaveDotOrg From Private Equity Takeover
Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams
ICANN steps up to #SaveDotOrg
We’ve said from the start that .ORG needs a nonprofit owner and mission-based leadership. This boost from the ICANN Board gives us a chance to openly develop a better future for our online home.
Op-Ed: The sale of the .org registry to a private equity firm was just blocked. Here’s why it matters
A decision announced on Thursday is a rare bit of good news in these troubling times.
Tip Sheet: Proposed sale of .ORG poses serious threat to online civic space
Includes quotes from civil society representatives, as well as additional resources for background on the proposal to sell .ORG to a private equity firm
It’s time for ICANN to #SaveDotOrg
Deadline nears to decide future of civil society’s home online
Now is not the time to destabilize .ORG, putting civil society and healthcare providers at risk
Right now, while our communities are focused on staying safe, PIR so far is still holding ICANN to the current March 20 deadline to decide whether it will consent to the transition of control of the .ORG registry. Given what is at stake, PIR should immediately extend the deadline.
Access Now questions Ethos Capital and PIR ahead of community webinar on .ORG stewardship
On December 19, Ethos Capital and PIR will hold a community webinar to discuss the proposed transfer of control of .ORG, which civil society continues to broadly oppose. Access Now submits the following questions to Ethos and PIR that get to the heart of the problem.