Category Archive: Press Release

IN .ORG WE TRUST: Survey Reveals Americans Turn To The .ORG Domain In Times of Crisis and Calm

Sep 14th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (September 15, 2011) – It’s no secret that the rise in corporate social media use has increased multi-fold over the past few years, leaving some to question the future of the corporate website. However, according to a new …


The Public Interest Registry To Present .NGO Domain Extension Plans At CIVICUS World Assembly

Sep 9th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (September 9, 2011) –At CIVICUS World Assembly in Montreal this week, Canada, Brian Cute, CEO of The Public Interest Registry (PIR), the organization that manages the .ORG domain name, will present PIR’s proposal to apply for the new …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Joins GoDaddy.com with NASCAR Sponsorship

Sep 3rd, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va., Sep 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Attention all fans of one of America’s greatest pastimes! Today, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is proud to announce a sponsorship with JR Motorsports and driver Jamie McMurray.

In conjunction with …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Releases Results of Bi-Annual Domain Name Report, ‘The Dashboard’

Aug 15th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va., (Aug. 15, 2011) — .ORG, The Public Interest Registry today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, "The Dashboard," detailing the continued strong growth of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain (gTLD). According to the …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Waives Renewal Fees For Japanese Registrants Affected By The Recent Disaster

Apr 11th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (April 11, 2011) – In light of the recent disasters that have devastated Japan, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced a plan to waive renewal fees for Japanese domain name holders who are unable to renew …


.ORG, PIR Celebrates 9 Million Registrations

Mar 2nd, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (MARCH 2, 2011) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce that .ORG is now home to over 9 million domain name registrations. With a growth of 10.3 percent in 2010 – the domain continues …


PIR Releases Results of 2H Half 2010 Bi-Annual Domain Name Report, “The Dashboard”

Feb 14th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (February 14, 2011) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the monumental growth of the world’s third largest generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). According to the …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Names Brian Cute as Chief Executive Officer

Jan 14th, 2011 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (January 14, 2011) — .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) – manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain  – today appointed Mr. Brian Cute as chief executive officer.  With more than 12 years of experience …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Hosts “.ORG in Real Time With David Meerman Scott: Web Strategy, Domain Names, and Building Your Brand”

Nov 16th, 2010 in Press Release

NEW YORK, NY(Marketwire – November 16, 2010) – What’s in a domain name? With over 8.5 million registrants, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR), manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain, held an intimate breakfast and …


WHO’S HITTING YOUR SERVER? .ORG PROVIDES INSIGHTS WITH ‘PRACTICE SAFE DNS’ CAMPAIGN

Oct 19th, 2010 in Press Release

RESTON, Va. (October 19, 2010) – With the goal of promoting security and curbing growing abuse of the Domain Name Systems (DNS), .ORG, The Public Interest Registry is launching the “Practice Safe DNS” campaign – a new initiative …



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