Category Archive: Domains

Domain Lingo 101: Let’s Start With The Basics

Nov 29th, 2018 in Domains, Internet

By Lauren Lao, Manager of Marketing Communications

As the operator of the .org domain, it’s our job to not only provide a trusted platform for mission-driven organisations, but also to help people around the globe better understand and leverage the …


How the IWF Successfully Curbs Online Abuse and What Non-Profits Can Do to Help


This is a guest blog co-authored by Michael Tunks, IWF Policy and Public Affairs Manager, and Jenny Thornton, IWF International Development Manager

At the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), we are in the unique and privileged position of being able to …


How To Keep Your Domain “House” In Good Working Order

Oct 10th, 2018 in Domains

If you’re a homeowner you know that regular maintenance and the occasional renovation will keep your house in better shape and save you time and money in the long run. Turns out the same rules apply to domain owners! If …


An Introduction to the IWF – Internet Watch Foundation

Sep 27th, 2018 in Domains, Partnership, Policy

This is a guest post authored by Will Few, Development Manager at the IWF

We’d like to welcome Public Interest Registry as a new Member to the IWF and introduce ourselves to the broader .org community. The IWF (Internet Watch …


Big Changes Coming Up To Our Registrar Products

Sep 5th, 2018 in Domains, News, ORG

I want to let you know about some important changes that we at Public Interest Registry are making to the discount, rebate and marketing products that we offer registrars.

The first change is that we won’t be offering any further …


The Next 15 Years: Public Interest Registry’s Commitment to .org Stewardship

Feb 6th, 2018 in Domains, ORG

By Marc Saitta, COO, Public Interest Registry

We’re starting 2018 in celebration mode here at Public Interest Registry, marking the organisation’s 15th anniversary of managing .org. While we continue to celebrate the more than 10.3 million domain names registered worldwide, …


Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

Jan 25th, 2018 in Domains, ORG

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 …


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 …


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 …


Origiweb is the First Provider to Offer .NGO Domains with a Complete Suite of Online Services to NGOs in Brazil

Nov 17th, 2016 in Domains, ONG

Brazil has approximately 290,000 non-profit organisations according to the most recent IBGE (Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) study, making it one of the top countries in the world in terms of the number of Non-Governmental Organizations (locally known as …



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