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.org just sold for over a billion USD to a private equity company and one of the co-founders is the ex senior VP of ICANN

domainnamewire.com/2019/11/29/

in other words

🦀AFFORDABLE .ORG RENEWAL PRICES ARE almost certainly soon GONE🦀

they promised increases of no more than 10% per year so expect increases of at least 10% per year

circleid.com/posts/20191127_wh

"Many of the current concerns about .org are premised on a presumption that prices will rise [...] Those concerns are understandable, but I would encourage people to look at what Ethos themselves have said"

don't worry guys the company pwomises to be good

@lynnesbian Why are corporate raiders still allowed to exist??

@lynnesbian Our buyout won't change anything, we promise. We are dedicated to keeping the company culture that you know and love.

*literally everything changes*

@lynnesbian in retrospect, perhaps we should provide more robust questioning to press conferences delivered in a maniacal cackle from the center of a wading pool full of $100 bills

@lynnesbian "We believe in all these things. We just don't like how the current administration is doing them. Just hand them over to us."
youtube.com/watch?v=S3RHnKYNvx

@lynnesbian prices will only go up by 259% in the first 10 years and 673% in the first 20

@lynnesbian you can't say "just", that's not how compound interest works :))

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