Tag Archives: ICANN

The .Org Domain Racket

Breaking: Private Equity company acquires .Org registry Tim Owens pointed me to this article about the .Org registry that reports not long after ICANN lifted price caps on .org domains the Public Interest Registry (which is controlled by the Internet … Continue reading

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Tim pointed me to Matt Mullenweg’s post back in May that WordPress now owns the top level domain .blog. Seems like it cost them $20 million, which seems a ton—but it points to the big business that is the TLD industry … Continue reading

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