.Org Bid Process Opens With 11 Contenders
Eleven organizations filed bids to take over operation of the .org top-level domain (TLD) registry, long run by VeriSign under contract iwth the US government. The decision on a new .org registry probably will be made in late Aug. or early Sept., she said. Four bidders outlined their proposals at a roundtable at CDT on June 19. CDT applauds the quality and creativity of the applications and will work with the winning bidder to promote operation of .org in the public interest.