Press Releases

Public Interest Registry Releases Report Revealing Continued Growth of the .ORG Domain

RESTON, Va. (February 27, 2013) – Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,”... Read More »

Public Interest Registry Opens Call for Expression of Interest for .NGO and .ONG Domain Registrations

RESTON, Va. (February 19, 2013)Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today announced that it is accepting Expressions of Interest... Read More »

PIR Survey Reveals That Most Americans Are Uninformed About DDoS Attacks

RESTON, Va. (November 28, 2012) – Whether motivated by an extreme form of free expression or criminal intent, distributed denial-of-service attacks (DDoS attacks) are increasingly commonplace worldwide. Yet there remains... Read More »

.ORG Releases 94 Never-Before-Registered One- and Two-Character Domain Names

RESTON, Va. (October 10, 2012) – Much like real estate, Internet “curb appeal” – otherwise known as an Internet address – can help optimize a company or organization’s online... Read More »

Public Interest Registry Releases Results of Bi-Annual Domain Name Report

RESTON, Va. (August 14, 2012) — Public Interest Registry (PIR)—the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain—today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the... Read More »

PIR Hits 10 Million .ORG Domain Registrations

RESTON, Va. (July 11, 2012)Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – has reached a major milestone with the registration of its 10... Read More »

PIR Elects New Members To .ORG Advisory Council

RESTON, Va. (August 6, 2012) — Public Interest Registry (PIR), the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain, today announced the appointment of new members to its .ORG Advisory Council.... Read More »

PIR Aims To Broaden International Reach With Creation of Cyrillic, Chinese and Devanagari Web Addresses

RESTON, Va. (May 31, 2012) – Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain – today applied for the creation and management of four internationalized... Read More »