Press Releases

.ORG Kicks-Off the “Why I Chose” Campaign to Educate Marketers About Value of Domain Names

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... Read More »

.ORG the Public Interest Registry Announced Today That Alexa Raad Has Resigned As President And CEO

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... Read More »

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Releases Results Of Bi-Annual Domain Name Report, “The Dashboard”

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... Read More »

Go Daddy, Dyndns.com and NamesBeyond Support DNSSEC-Signed .ORG Domain Names

Reston, Va. (July 20, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced that three leading registrars  – Go Daddy, DynDNS.com and Read More »

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Very First Registration – MITRE.org

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... Read More »

.ORG Becomes First Generic Top-Level Domain to Deploy Enhanced Domain Security Protocol (DNSSEC)

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... Read More »

Maarten Botterman Elected as Chairman of PIR Board of Directors

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... Read More »

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Celebrates Its 25th Year With 8 Million Registrations

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,... Read More »