Category Archive: News

Applications Being Accepted For President and CEO of Public Interest Registry

Jul 19th, 2018 in CEO, News

.org is one of the largest gTLDs, with an excellent reputation for trust and integrity, making the role of CEO one of the premiere roles in the industry. Public Interest Registry (PIR) is now looking for a high-quality candidate to …


GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

Jul 16th, 2018 in GDPR, Internet, News, Policy, Security

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry

As we laid out in a prior post, PSA to Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You, there are several things nonprofits and NGOs need to be aware of …


Update on CEO Recruitment Process

Jun 21st, 2018 in CEO, News

As many of us in the domain name industry prepare for the ICANN meeting in Panama City I thought it would be good timing to provide an update from the Public Interest Registry board on the process for recruiting a …


Safeguarding Contributions – Help Those Who Truly Need It

Jun 5th, 2018 in News, Privacy, Security

When natural disasters strike our neighboring countries, it’s of no surprise that we rally together to do what we can to assist them with rebuilding. From hurricanes and tsunamis to volcanic eruptions and tornadoes, opening our hearts to those in …


Update: Systemic Copyright Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy

Jun 20th, 2017 in News, Policy

Public Interest Registry (“PIR”) has paused its efforts to develop a Systemic Copyright Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (SCADR). After receiving and reviewing feedback from various stakeholders, PIR has determined that the SCADR is not ripe for implementation. The intention of …


You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

Jun 16th, 2017 in News, Nonprofit

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Horses heal.  I have understood for some time that horses can connect with humans in ways that few animals do and my recent visit to an inspiring .org user opened my …


Systemic Copyright Infringement Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (SCDRP)

Feb 23rd, 2017 in News, Policy

Over the past year, Public Interest Registry has been developing a highly focused policy that addresses systemic, large scale copyright infringement – the ”Systemic Copyright Infringement Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy” or SCDRP.

Given certain concerns that have been recently raised …


“7” Doesn’t Need Luck; This .ORG Means Change #Beckham7

Feb 12th, 2015 in Advocacy, Children, Development, News, Nonprofit

Earlier this week, UNICEF announced the launch of 7.org – a joint initiative with David Beckham to support seven development projects across seven different countries in the effort to #putchildrenfirst and protect them from danger.

7: The David Beckham UNICEF …


Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

Dec 8th, 2014 in Events, News, ORG, Technology

We’re excited to be back in India for this year’s ResellerClub event that will be taking place in partnership with HostingCon –- this time in Mumbai!

For those who haven’t had a chance to attend previously, this event focuses primarily …


Happening This Week: Manthan Award


On December 4th, we will convene in New Delhi, India for the annual Manthan Award event – to recognize the BEST use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and digital tools to create a holistic and comprehensive impact on people throughout …



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