Category Archive: Press Release

Public Interest Registry Releases Bi-Annual Domain Name Report

Sep 4th, 2013 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (September 4, 2013) – Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the international and domestic growth of .ORG from January …


Public Interest Registry Releases Report Revealing Continued Growth of the .ORG Domain

Feb 27th, 2013 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (February 27, 2013) – Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the increased growth of .ORG from July …


Public Interest Registry Opens Call for Expressions of Interest for .NGO and .ONG Domain Registrations

Feb 19th, 2013 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (February 19, 2013)Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today announced that it is accepting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from organizations that wish to obtain a domain ending in .NGO or …


PIR Survey Reveals That Most Americans Are Uninformed About DDoS Attacks

Oct 27th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (November 28, 2012) – Whether motivated by an extreme form of free expression or criminal intent, distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS attacks) are increasingly commonplace worldwide. Yet there remains a universal misunderstanding amongst the general public of what to …


.ORG Releases 94 Never-Before-Registered One- and Two-Character Domain Names

Oct 10th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (October 10, 2012) – Much like real estate, Internet “curb appeal” – otherwise known as an Internet address – can help optimize a company or organization’s online branding or outreach efforts. Today, Public Interest Registry (PIR) – …


Public Interest Registry Releases Results of Bi-Annual Domain Name Report

Jul 14th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (August 14, 2012) — Public Interest Registry (PIR)—the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain—today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the strong growth of .ORG during the first six months of 2012. …


PIR Hits 10 Million .ORG Domain Registrations

Jul 11th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (July 11, 2012)Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – has reached a major milestone with the registration of its 10 millionth .ORG domain name: JADFORUM.ORG, which was registered on June …


PIR Elects New Members To .ORG Advisory Council

Jul 6th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (August 6, 2012) — Public Interest Registry (PIR), the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain, today announced the appointment of new members to its .ORG Advisory Council. Since its creation in 2003, the .ORG Advisory Council has been …


PIR Aims To Broaden International Reach With Creation of Cyrillic, Chinese and Devanagari Web Addresses

May 31st, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (May 31, 2012) – Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today applied for the creation and management of four internationalized domain names (IDNs) recognized as .ORG in non-Latin-based scripts. As part …


PIR Files Applications to Create and Manage .NGO and .ONG Domains

May 31st, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (May 31, 2012)Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – has formally submitted its applications to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the .NGO and .ONG domain …



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