October 22, 2020

Sale of .org domain registry delayed by California attorney general

Sale of .org domain registry delayed by California attorney general

The .org domain takeover has been delayed, at least for now.

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) demanding more information about the private equity takeover of the .org domain registry. The attorney general is seeking answers to 35 questions concerning the sale as well as documents sent between ICANN, private equity firm Ethos Capital, and Public Interest Registry (PIR), which manages the .org domain.

Ethos Capital disclosed last year that it was …

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