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Donuts to Acquire Afilias, it will be one huge domain registry

Donuts to Acquire Afilias, it will be one huge domain registry

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A deal is in the offing, and it's going to merge into one of the largest domain registries in the world. Donuts Inc., the global leader in next-generation top-level domains (TLD) and digital identity, has announced an agreement to purchase Afilias, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The transaction, which will not include Afilias' mobile software and registrar businesses, is expected to close in Q4 2020, following successful completion of regulatory requirements. If you remember the recent fight for the soul of the .org registry, PIR, now Donuts will own the registry which is currently operated by Afilias. Read our blog, Why you might soon buy .Org for Non Profit domains at higher prices "The Afilias and Donuts teams share a commitment to security, stability and reliability," Donuts CEO Akra...