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Evaluate to Innovate: Amplifying Communications in a Cluttered Space

Aug 11th, 2017 in Marketing, NGO, Social Media

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

Communicating with target stakeholders is an important task, one that takes dedication to make sure an organisation stands out among the many around the world that are vying for the same …


Registration of .ORG Domains in China

Jul 24th, 2017 in Domains, Internet

As you may have heard, over the past week there have been some regulatory actions taken in China with regards to the availability of certain top-level domains, including a directive spelling out which names would be available for registration going …


Not-for-profits and online security – How Can We Help?


Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

With so many internet platforms and tools to choose from and so many security threats to avoid, it is hard to know where to begin. So, as they say, let’s start …


Update: Systemic Copyright Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy

Jun 20th, 2017 in News, Policy

Public Interest Registry (“PIR”) has paused its efforts to develop a Systemic Copyright Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (SCADR). After receiving and reviewing feedback from various stakeholders, PIR has determined that the SCADR is not ripe for implementation. The intention of …


You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

Jun 16th, 2017 in News, Nonprofit

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Horses heal.  I have understood for some time that horses can connect with humans in ways that few animals do and my recent visit to an inspiring .org user opened my …


Leadership Reorganisation Amplifies Internal Structure to Enhance the Registry’s Impact

Mar 30th, 2017 in Uncategorized

Public Interest Registry is pleased to announce two leadership promotions – Marc Saitta from Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance and Administration to Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Kathy King from Senior Director of Finance and Accounting to …


Systemic Copyright Infringement Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (SCDRP)

Feb 23rd, 2017 in News, Policy

Over the past year, Public Interest Registry has been developing a highly focused policy that addresses systemic, large scale copyright infringement – the ”Systemic Copyright Infringement Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy” or SCDRP.

Given certain concerns that have been recently raised …


Global NGO Technology Report

Feb 2nd, 2017 in NGO, Technology

The 2017 Global NGO Technology Report is now available in English, French and Spanish! This year’s report highlights how 4,908 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology — such as email communications, online and mobile fundraising tools, and …


A Good Reason To Lose My Hair

Jan 13th, 2017 in NGO, Nonprofit

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

During my working at Public Interest Registry, I have been fortunate enough to witness hundreds of stories about organizations who work tirelessly to improve the lives of the people and conditions …


‘Tis the Season to Make a Difference – Participate in the 2nd Annual #ImpactOfADonation Contest

Nov 29th, 2016 in Contest

As we hang our wintery wreaths and dust off our ornaments, we know the holiday season has begun. As many begin to spread cheer through holiday and end-of-year giving, we’re excited to announce our second annual #ImpactOfADonation contest, calling all …


Origiweb is the First Provider to Offer .NGO Domains with a Complete Suite of Online Services to NGOs in Brazil

Nov 17th, 2016 in Domains, ONG

Brazil has approximately 290,000 non-profit organisations according to the most recent IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) study, making it one of the top countries in the world in terms of the number of Non-Governmental Organizations (locally known as …


DNS Forum – The Practical Impacts of Policy on the DNS


Developing sound policies to build trust online, to encourage use and innovation, and to ensure an open and secure Internet is vital.  So is the ability for those policies to be implemented by technical operators.  We recently hosted a panel …



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