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On 10/12/2019 16:01, Sean McGinnis wrote:
> Thanks Allison. And thanks Graham for raising this in the community.
> 
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, 10:53 Allison Randal <allison at lohutok.net 
> <mailto:allison at lohutok.net>> wrote:
> 
>     A few more news posts about the topic:
> 
>     https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/org_registry_sale_shambles/
>     <https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/org_registry_sale_shambles/>
> 
>     https://gizmodo.com/private-equity-ghouls-buy-non-profit-that-handles-org-1839860118
>     <https://gizmodo.com/private-equity-ghouls-buy-non-profit-that-handles-org-1839860118>
> 
>     http://blogs.harvard.edu/sj/2019/11/23/a-tale-of-icann-and-regulatory-capture-the-dot-org-heist/
>     <http://blogs.harvard.edu/sj/2019/11/23/a-tale-of-icann-and-regulatory-capture-the-dot-org-heist/>
> 
>     https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/private-equity-firm-buys-org-domain-months-after-icann-lifted-price-caps/
>     <https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/private-equity-firm-buys-org-domain-months-after-icann-lifted-price-caps/>
> 
>     https://medium.com/@jacobmalthouse/in-which-i-explain-why-all-of-andrew-sullivans-reasons-for-selling-org-are-wrong-449997d42cac
>     <https://medium.com/@jacobmalthouse/in-which-i-explain-why-all-of-andrew-sullivans-reasons-for-selling-org-are-wrong-449997d42cac>
> 
>     https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50515786
>     <https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50515786>
> 
>     HTH,
>     Allison

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It seems the pressure on ICANN has had an effect:

https://www.icann.org/news/blog/org-update