Category Archive: Internet

NGOs and Data Security: Developing a Data Breach Action Plan

Nov 9th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security


NGOs and Data Security: Best Practices for Data Breach Prevention

Oct 10th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and


Internet 101 Survey: How Much Do People Really Know About the Internet?

Aug 28th, 2017 in Domains, Internet

After conducting a nationwide survey to test U.S. consumer knowledge and awareness of the internet, we were surprised to find a handful of widely held misconceptions. As it turns out, people don’t know as much about the internet as they …


Registration of .ORG Domains in China

Jul 24th, 2017 in Domains, Internet

As you may have heard, over the past week there have been some regulatory actions taken in China with regards to the availability of certain top-level domains, including a directive spelling out which names would be available for registration going …


DNS Forum – The Practical Impacts of Policy on the DNS


Developing sound policies to build trust online, to encourage use and innovation, and to ensure an open and secure Internet is vital.  So is the ability for those policies to be implemented by technical operators.  We recently hosted a panel …


Let’s Discuss: Internet Growth and Policy 

Jul 6th, 2016 in Community, Internet, Security, Technology

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) – the preeminent conference on Internet governance …


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!

#HappyBirthdayORG…


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. (http://www.domainforum.us/t45-facts-about-org) 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:…


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