[sane-devel] Should we sign EFF objection letter to sale of .org domain

Olaf Meeuwissen paddy-hack at member.fsf.org
Wed Dec 11 12:06:43 GMT 2019

Hi list,

Just to keep you all in the loop, we had 13 thumbs up and 0 thumbs down
so I dashed off the mail you can "admire" in the issue at


# It's basically the pre-cooked mail message from the link on
# savedotorg.org with a few pointers to our project added.

Olaf Meeuwissen writes:

> Hi list,
> Apologies for the re-send but the previous mail went out with a half
> finished subject :-/
> That notwithstanding, the issue I created has 11 thumbs up and 0 down as
> of writing :-)
> Olaf Meeuwissen writes:
>> Hi list,
>> I've just heard of the intent to sell the .org domain registry to a
>> private equity firm.  The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has put
>> out a call for action[1] and I've already add my own name to the list of
>> signatories.
>> If you oppose this move, please consider signing in a personal capacity,
>> like I already did.
>>  [1]: https://act.eff.org/action/help-stop-the-sale-of-public-interest-registry-to-a-private-equity-firm
>> The SANE Project itself is an affected organization to because we use
>> the sane-project.org domain.  I've submitted an issue[2] to poll the
>> project members on whether we should add the SANE Project to the list or
>> not.  Even if you're not a project member, you can express your approval
>> or disapproval via the thumbs up/down
>>  [2]: https://gitlab.com/sane-project/ops/issues/29

Hope this helps,
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