Internet 101: Debunking Common Internet Terms

Internet 101: Debunking Common Internet Terms

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

Do you consider yourself an ‘Internet Pro’? If the answer is yes, did you know that the world wide web is different than the internet? If so, do you know what …

Posted on May 3rd, by gray in Internet.
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Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

It can be easy to forget that there are many people in this world without access to the internet. The digital divide is, in fact, vast. I recently came across a UNICEF …

Posted on March 13th, by gray in Children, Internet, NGO, Nonprofit.
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Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

Public Interest Registry has much to celebrate this year — January 2018 marks our 15th year managing the .org domain. As our organisation has evolved, so has the domain. .org is currently the …

Posted on January 25th, by tconnor in Domains, ORG.
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Update: Systemic Copyright Alternative Dispute Resolution 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 …

Let’s Discuss: Internet Growth and Policy 

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) – the preeminent conference on Internet governance …

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

Have a .ORG website? Please help us finish our Birthday week off strong by participating in our survey!

#HappyBirthdayORG…

Posted on July 10th, by msoffer in Community, Internet, ORG.
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30 Fun Facts About .ORG

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

Mitre Corporation, a research and development center sponsored by the United States federal government, was the first .ORG domain name to be registered in July 1985. (http://www.domainforum.us/t45-facts-about-org) The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Our team is very excited to share with you the definitive launch dates for the validated .ngo and .ong domains!
They are as follows:

Sunrise (available to brands and trademark holders): March 17 Limited Registration Period: April 21 General Availability:…
Posted on January 9th, by Laura Bentz in Internet, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, OnGood, Technology.
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Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

We’re excited to be back in India for this year’s ResellerClub event that will be taking place in partnership with HostingCon –- this time in Mumbai!

For those who haven’t had a chance to attend previously, this event focuses primarily …

Posted on December 8th, by Laura Bentz in Events, News, ORG, Technology.
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Happening This Week: Manthan Award

Happening This Week: Manthan Award

On December 4th, we will convene in New Delhi, India for the annual Manthan Award event – to recognize the BEST use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and digital tools to create a holistic and comprehensive impact on people throughout …