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On 12/16/19 6:15 AM, Graham Hayes wrote:
> 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:
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>>     https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/org_registry_sale_shambles/
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>> <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 
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>>     
>> <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/ 
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>>     
>> <http://blogs.harvard.edu/sj/2019/11/23/a-tale-of-icann-and-regulatory-capture-the-dot-org-heist/> 
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>>
>>     
>> https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/private-equity-firm-buys-org-domain-months-after-icann-lifted-price-caps/ 
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>>     
>> <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 
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>>     
>> <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>
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>>     HTH,
>>     Allison
> 
> <snip/>
> 
> It seems the pressure on ICANN has had an effect:
> 
> https://www.icann.org/news/blog/org-update
> 

It's progress anyway. Hopefully this additional inquiry will result in 
some real changes.

Thanks for getting the word out, Graham. I might have missed this 
completely otherwise.