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ICANN & Public Interest Registry Renew .ORG Contract

Nov 20th, 2013 in Internet, ORG

Yesterday, on November 19, 2013, we renewed our .ORG agreement with ICANN. Watch the video below to see ICANN GDD President Akram Atallah joined by our own Brian Cute (CEO) and David Maher (Senior VP) in the signing ceremony.

Here …


LAC, DNS and the Importance of Comunidad

Nov 19th, 2013 in Internet, Policy, Social, Technology

The 1st Latin American & Caribbean DNS Forum was held on 15 November 2013, before the start of the ICANN Buenos Aires meeting. Coordinated by many of the region’s leading technological development and capacity building organizations, the day long event …


RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013


Last week, ResellerClub held its second annual Hosting Summit – an event that had attracted 1,800+ attendees previously in Mumbai in 2012, thus making it the largest exclusive web hosting industry event in Asia. This year, RCHS was held in …


#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit


Why #2030NOW and not #2013? SGS is calling for long-term thinking about ways that new media and technology can be used to solve the world’s leading challenges. The idea is that long-term thinking will lead to long-term solutions that have a positive impact on future generations and ultimately make the world a better place.

Join @Sept11Memorial Today in Honoring the 12th Anniversary of 9/11

Sep 11th, 2013 in Global, Story

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum (www.911memorial.org), located at the site of the World Trade Center, is a tribute to the (nearly 3,000) victims that lost their lives during the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, as well as those who were killed in the WTC bombing in February 1993.

Introducing .NGO/.ONG at @InsideNGO’s Annual Conference, Exclusively for the NGO Community


Last week, Public Interest Registry had the privilege to exhibit at this year’s annual InsideNGO conference in Washington, D.C. InsideNGO is a membership association that focuses on strengthening “inside” operational staff members and leadership in the international NGO sector; this …


#dotORG Highlight: Everybody + POOL (@PluspoolNY) to Make First Swim in NYC’s East River in over 100 Years Possible!


New York City is not only the most populous city in the United States, but it is truly a global power city, having an incredible impact upon culture, media, art, fashion, technology, education, and entertainment. People from all over …


#TaliasLegacy

Jul 22nd, 2013 in Global, Health, News, Nonprofit, Story, Technology

This week we wanted to recognize and honor the story of a 13-year-old girl who devoted her short time on this earth to supporting children and families who live with cancer, while battling cancer herself.

Talia Joy Castellano was just …


Reflection on UBM’s Business4Better


Last week, UBM held its 4th annual Business4Better event in London. This two-day conference is part of the company’s Community Engagement Series, which was founded in Brazil in 2009 and now also takes place in India and the United …


CEO Brian Cute on Computerwoche: A Facebook for NGOs


Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry, recently sat down with Simon Hülsbömer of Computerwoche.de in Germany to discuss the 1400+ new generic top level domains (gTLDs) coming to the Internet. Public Interest Registry is the longstanding operator of the …


Leveraging Celebrities to Enhance Your Cause Marketing


In cause campaign efforts, celebrity involvement can help catalyze momentum to reach and engage your audience when it is approached and strategized correctly. What does it really mean to find the right celebrity for your cause and collaborate together to …


Litterati: Crowdsource-Cleaning the Planet

Jul 10th, 2013 in Communication, Global, Innovation

Litterati from Jeff Kirschner on Vimeo.

Jeff Kirschner came up with the idea for the “Litterati” movement after his young daughter spotted a piece of litter floating in a river near his home in Northern California. “Daddy, that doesn’t …