At the Ref Desk (5/12/20): We have entered the Age of Lookups. [more...]

#SaveDotOrg

Submitted by Leo Klein on Wed, 1/15/20 (7:36pm)

One way to demolish the Internet is to take over its address names.

Electronic Frontier Foundation:

"This month it was suddenly announced that the nonprofit that owns the .ORG domain registry was planning to sell it to a private equity firm, Ethos Capital. This could impact the millions of individuals and organizations that have a .ORG website, subjecting them to potential censorship and leaving the door open for price increases on domain registration and renewals."

More here and here.

Institution: