Category Archive: Internet

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

Jul 10th, 2015 in Community, Internet, ORG

Have a .ORG website? Please help us finish our Birthday week off strong by participating in our survey!


30 .ORG Movements

Over the past 30 years we’ve seen people from all over the globe organize together – to improve living conditions; to help women and children; to provide aid, recovery and relief; to preserve natural habitats – to inspire the world’s …

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

Jul 6th, 2015 in Internet, ORG, Technology

Mitre Corporation, a research and development center sponsored by the United States federal government, was the first .ORG domain name to be registered in July 1985. ( The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Our team is very excited to share with you the definitive launch dates for the validated .ngo and .ong domains!
They are as follows:

Sunrise (available to brands and trademark holders): March 17 Limited Registration Period: April 21 General Availability:…

Continuing to Work in the Public Interest

Jun 23rd, 2014 in Internet, News, Policy

Written by Don Blumental, Senior Policy Advisor

The new gTLD program is one of the most significant developments in the history of the domain name system and Public Interest Registry is doing its part. We’ve already launched Cyrillic, Hindi and

March madness, indeed

Apr 2nd, 2014 in Internet, News, Nonprofit, Technology

Okay, perhaps it was less insanity and more “doing good,” but March was an incredibly busy month for our team – packed full of conferences and events, announcements, conversations, and airline miles. Check out our timeline of events below for …

Q&A Spotlight with .ORG Website Makeover Contest Winner, National Network to End Domestic Violence

Feb 27th, 2014 in Community, Design, Internet, Not-for-profit, ORG

We sat down with Kim Gandy, President and CEO of the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), to discuss the organization’s work, their motivation to enter the .ORG Makeover Contest and the organization’s future goals. With NNEDV’s recent …

50 Hashtags to Spark Social Change

The hashtag (#), once known simply as the pound symbol, has become a vital communication tool that has transformed how people engage with one another online. Hashtags are efficient because they essentially help to optimize conversations and content – for …

2013: A Year of InsPIRation

Dec 16th, 2013 in Domains, Global, Internet, News, Technology

Can you believe that December is here already? What a year 2013 has been, an exciting one at that! From global conferences and meeting with NGOs, to revealing Public Interest Registry’s new branding and the revamped face of to …

ICANN & Public Interest Registry Renew .ORG Contract

Nov 20th, 2013 in Internet, ORG

Yesterday, on November 19, 2013, we renewed our .ORG agreement with ICANN. Watch the video below to see ICANN GDD President Akram Atallah joined by our own Brian Cute (CEO) and David Maher (Senior VP) in the signing ceremony.

Here …

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