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NGOs and Data Security: Best Practices for Data Breach Prevention

Oct 10th, 2017 in Internet, NGO, Security

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and


Inaugural Global Trends in Giving Report Evaluates Donor Habits Worldwide

Oct 5th, 2017 in Uncategorized

By: Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

In a world filled with conflicting viewpoints, it’s refreshing to see people around the world come together for the common good – supporting the work of nonprofits, NGOs and charitable organizations. …


Water for South Sudan, Meet World. World, Meet Water for South Sudan. #ORGinAction

Sep 27th, 2017 in #OrgInAction, NGO, Nonprofit

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

At Public Interest Registry, we are lucky to work with nonprofit organisations around the world by providing them with a safe and secure online presence. Establishing an online presence through a …


NGOs and Data Security: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

Sep 6th, 2017 in Security, Social Media

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security themes.    


Internet 101 Survey: How Much Do People Really Know About the Internet?

Aug 28th, 2017 in Domains, Internet

After conducting a nationwide survey to test U.S. consumer knowledge and awareness of the internet, we were surprised to find a handful of widely held misconceptions. As it turns out, people don’t know as much about the internet as they …


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 …



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