Many people are struggling to understand the CSSG and WE Charity story. Partly it does not help that information is coming out daily that could have all been released weeks or months ago. In addition, there are really three interrelated stories and some people are more interested in some of the stories than others.
Not for Profit
Perhaps because they are intangible assets, many organizations overlook and fail to protect domain names. Domain names provide powerful opportunities to be used proactively as a branding sword. Domain name registration and maintenance can also act as a shield to protect trademarks and prevent bad actors from causing reputational damage and extorting the organization.
Charities and other not-for-profits involved in lobbying and other political advocacy must comply with evolving laws governing these activities. Even amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the landscape continues to shift.