Category Archive: Press Release

.ORG Kicks-Off the “Why I Chose” Campaign to Educate Marketers About Value of Domain Names

Sep 28th, 2010 in Press Release

RESTON, VA–(Marketwire – September 28, 2010) – What’s in a name? With nearly 200 million registered domain names worldwide, an increasing number of organizations, companies and individuals are fine-tuning their online marketing campaigns and selecting domain names …


.ORG the Public Interest Registry Announced Today That Alexa Raad Has Resigned As President And CEO

Aug 25th, 2010 in Press Release

The Board of Directors of .ORG the Public Interest Registry announced today that Alexa Raad, the President and Chief Executive Officer of PIR, has decided to resign from her positions with the company effective on September 24th, 2010.  Her …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Releases Results Of Bi-Annual Domain Name Report, “The Dashboard”

Aug 17th, 2010 in Press Release

Key Findings Show that 2010 .ORG Registrations Grew 7.6 Percent during First Six Months – Total .ORG Domains Reaches 8.5 Million

RESTON, Va. (August 17, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry today released the results of its bi-annual domain …


Go Daddy, Dyndns.com and NamesBeyond Support DNSSEC-Signed .ORG Domain Names

Jul 20th, 2010 in Press Release

Reston, Va. (July 20, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced that three leading registrars  – Go Daddy, DynDNS.com and NamesBeyond – now support Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) for .ORG domain names, adding an …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Very First Registration – MITRE.org

Jul 12th, 2010 in Press Release

RESTON, Va., July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As one of the original top-level domains, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today congratulates The MITRE Corporation for being the first registrant 25 years ago with the .ORG domain. Purchased on July 10, …


.ORG Becomes First Generic Top-Level Domain to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security Protocol (DNSSEC)

Jun 23rd, 2010 in Press Release

Brussels, Belgium -(June 23, 2010) .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced that it has taken the final step to become the first generic top-level domain (gTLD) to offer full deployment of Domain Name System Security Extensions or DNSSEC. …


Maarten Botterman Elected as Chairman of PIR Board of Directors

Jun 21st, 2010 in Press Release

RESTON, VA–(Marketwire – June 21, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR), today announced that Maarten Botterman has been elected as the Chairman of the PIR Board of Directors. Maarten succeeds Barbara Fraser, who has held the position since …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Celebrates Its 25th Year With 8 Million Registrations

Mar 17th, 2010 in Press Release

World’s Third Largest Domain Posts 8.4 Percent Growth in 2009

RESTON, VA–(Marketwire – March 17, 2010) –  In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the introduction of Internet domains,  .ORG, The Public Interest Registry is pleased to announce that the …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security in June 2010

Mar 12th, 2010 in Press Release

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry to Complete Its Final Step of DNSSEC Deployment by June 30, 2010

RESTON, VA–(Marketwire – March 11, 2010) –  .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced plans to complete the final step to realizing …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Releases Bi-Annual Domain Name Report, “The Dashboard”

Feb 18th, 2010 in Press Release

Key Findings Show That .ORG Registrations in 2009 Grew 8.4 Percent Over Previous Year.

RESTON, VA–(Marketwire – February 18, 2010) –  .ORG, The Public Interest Registry today released the results of its second bi-annual domain name report, "The Dashboard," illustrating …



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