Category Archive: Press Release

.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 …


.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 …



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