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How much is .org domain business worth? $1.13 billion


World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee speaks at the Oktane 2019 conference.

Now we know how much Ethos Capital is willing to pay for the business of selling nonprofits the right to use the .org internet domain: $1.13 billion. That's the sale price the Internet Society said it agreed on in a transaction that's drawn concern from World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee and others.

The Internet Society, a 27-year-old nonprofit that pushes for online improvements like better privacy and security, has for years operated, and been funded by, a division called the Public Interest Registry. PIR ...


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