Category Archive: ORG

The History of .org

Mar 31st, 2014 in Communication, ORG, Technology, TLD

Established as one of the original top-level domains (TLDs) of the Internet in 1985, .org has a history almost as long as the Internet itself. For more than 25 years, .org sites have helped create engaged, empowered communities – both …


Your Story Could Earn You $5,000!

Mar 10th, 2014 in Community, ORG, Promotions

For over a decade, people all over the world – people like you – have carried out their missions and created positive impact on .org – where action begins! We’ve truly been humbled by the passion and commitment that has …


Sevenly[+].org

Mar 9th, 2014 in Events, News, ORG, Partnership

There is something to be said about organisations that devote themselves to creating an impact – no matter how big or how small – on the world. Particularly when money is often a leading motive in life, it’s refreshing to …


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 …


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 …


Happy 28th Birthday to .ORG!

Jul 10th, 2013 in Community, ORG

On July 10, 1985, Mitre Corp. launched the very first .ORG domain website. We are thrilled to have been given the opportunity to serve the public interest for the past 28 years, and we look forward to what the future …


Project94.org Kicks Off Next Month

Feb 22nd, 2013 in Domains, ORG

Short .org domains go on auction block beginning next month.

Next month .org registry Public Interest Registry will begin auctioning off domain names as part of Project 94.

Project 94 is the marketing name for releasing 94 one and …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Hires Don Blumenthal as Senior Policy Advisor

Dec 2nd, 2010 in News, ORG, Policy

RESTON, VA (December 2, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) – manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain – announced today the hiring of Don Blumenthal as Senior Policy Advisor.  An esteemed attorney, Blumenthal brings …


PIR Becomes The First gTLD Registry to Offer an Automated Registrar Accreditation System (ARAS)

Sep 24th, 2010 in ORG, TLD

RESTON, Va. (September 24, 2010) – .ORG, the Public Interest Registry (PIR) announced today the production launch of the Automated Registrar Accreditation System (ARAS) for new registrars seeking to sell .ORG.  The goal of ARAS is to reduce the time …