Category Archive: News

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 …


#GivingTuesday and Beyond: 10 Ways to Give Back And Make a Lasting Difference

Nov 24th, 2014 in Editorial, Media, News, Nonprofit

With Giving Tuesday around the corner, efforts to give back – locally, nationally and internationally – are ramping up! But why stop there? The notion and act of giving doesn’t need an expiration date, just like resolutions don’t need to …


Introducing: OnGood™

Nov 13th, 2014 in Media, News, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology

Drumroll please……the official name of the new online community for NGOs, nonprofits and charities has been announced! We are very excited to welcome and introduce to you:

As an online tool helping to garner greater visibility and raise funds for …


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


InterAction Forum – #Unite4Change

Jun 9th, 2014 in Events, News, NGO, Nonprofit

Tomorrow, June 9th, marks the 30th anniversary of the annual InterAction Forum, happening in the Nation’s Capital, and we can’t wait for the festivities to begin!

The annual conference brings together leaders, experts, and attendees from sectors all over the …



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