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Ethos volunteers for .org pricing handcuffs

Ethos Capital has volunteered to have price caps written back into Public Interest Registry’s .org contract, should ICANN approve its $1.1 billion proposed acquisition. The private equity firm said Friday that it has offered to agree to a new, en...
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Ethos’ .org pricing promise may be misleading

The more Ethos Capital protests that its plans for .org pricing are not as bad as its critics think, the less I believe it. Since November, the would-be buyer of Public Interest Registry has being publicly committing to maintain what it calls PIR&#8217...
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Petition launched to fight .org deal

A petition has been opened on Change.org calling for the acquisition of Public Interest Registry by Ethos Capital. The petition calls on ICANN, the Internet Society and PIR to “suspend” the sale “pending an open, transparent and multi...
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