Tag: ICANN

Wow. Did you know that a private equity firm named Ethos Capital almost bought the .org domain? Don’t worry, they didn’t!

A private equity firm will not gain control of dot-org, the digital real estate that is home to millions of nonprofits, nongovernmental organizations and community groups. The board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, which oversees the internet naming system, decided on Thursday night to veto the sale of the rights to dot-org to Ethos Capital, which had offered more than… Read more »