Category Archive: Press Release

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 …


Call for Nominations to the Public Interest Registry .ORG Advisory Council

May 10th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (May 10, 2012) – The .ORG Advisory Council has been a valuable global resource for the Public Interest Registry (PIR) management for providing advice on policy, outreach, and new services to improve registry operations and support the noncommercial …


PIR Launches First-Ever .ORG Television Commercial In India

Apr 16th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (April 16, 2012) — Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today aired its first-ever television commercial for the .ORG domain. Developed in conjunction with BigRock, a leading provider of web …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Releases Results of Bi-annual Domain Name Report

Feb 15th, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va., (February 15, 2012) /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR)—manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain (gTLD)—today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, "The Dashboard," detailing the robust growth of .ORG during …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Welcomes Nancy Gofus As Chief Operating Officer

Jan 23rd, 2012 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (January 23, 2012) — .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) – manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain  – today named Nancy Gofus as chief operating officer. A long-time veteran of the telecommunications industry, Ms. …


Call for Nominations to the Public Interest Registry .ORG Advisory Council

Dec 5th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va.(December 5, 2011) The .ORG Advisory Council has been a valuable global resource for the Public Interest Registry (PIR) management for providing advice on policy, outreach, and new services to improve registry operations and support the noncommercial .ORG community. …


PIR To Present At NTEN On The Changing Internet with Its Plans For .NGO.

Dec 5th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (December 5, 2011) –Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6, 2011, The Public Interest Registry (PIR), the organization that manages the .ORG domain extension, will present a webinar entitled, “Product Spotlight: How Nonprofits or NGOs Can Take Advantage of


PIR To Present At NTEN On The Changing Internet with Its Plans For .NGO.

Dec 5th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (December 5, 2011) –Tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6, 2011, The Public Interest Registry (PIR), the organization that manages the .ORG domain extension, will present a webinar entitled, “Product Spotlight: How Nonprofits or NGOs Can Take Advantage of


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Donates $50,000 to Victory Junction

Nov 11th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Today, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) proudly announced its pledge to donate $50,000 to Victory Junction, a year-round camp founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty for children with chronic medical conditions or …



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