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First of all,
as has been pointed out by numerous others, this goes directly against the original
intent, as outlined in RFC 1591.
Additionally, .org has become a favorite
domain for personal use recently. Due to to the saturation of the .com TLD,
as well as the desire for a non-commercially oriented web presence, many people have
turned to .org.
Lastly, the recent boom in "Open Source" software and "Free Software",
and related Internet organizatioins, has caused great interest in the .org TLD.
Many people want it clear that their project is not affiliated with a commercial
entity. Taking this away from them would be a vicious attack on the internet
and software community at large.