ICANN states that it is not opposed to PE-owned registries

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Despite .org decision, ICANN not opposed to private equity companies in the domain name business.

Last Thursday, ICANN’s Board of Directors decided to nix a deal for Internet Society to sell the .org registry to a private equity company.

The domain name overseer made sure to draw a distinction between this deal and others and to state that it’s not opposed to private equity in the domain name business:

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