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ICANN obtains advice in highly publicized decision regarding proposed sale of .ORG registry

Clients INTERNET CORP. FOR ASSIGNED NAMES & NUMBERS (ICANN)

Jones Day successfully advised ICANN in conjunction with its highly publicized decision over whether to reject the proposed sale of the .ORG registry on the Internet to a private equity firm that had offered to pay over $1 billion for the registry. Jones Day's work included the representation of ICANN in an investigation opened by the California Attorney General looking into the proposed sale.