Category Archive: Domains

Q&A: Meet Jonathon Nevett, Public Interest Registry’s New President and Chief Executive Officer

Jan 16th, 2019 in .org websites, Domains, News, Story

By Jim LeFevre – Senior Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry 

In December of 2018, we welcomed a new leader to Public Interest Registry – Jonathon Nevett, our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Jon brings decades of domain expertise …


Domain Lingo 101: Let’s Get Technical

Jan 9th, 2019 in Domain Lingo 101, Domains, Internet

By Lauren Lao, Manager of Marketing Communications

When it comes to the ins and outs of the internet, things can get technical quickly. Hopefully you’ve built up a foundational understanding of the domain industry through the first two posts of …


Domain Lingo 101: Who’s Who in the Industry?

Dec 20th, 2018 in Domain Lingo 101, Domains, Internet

By Lauren Lao, Manager of Marketing Communications

In the second installment of the Domain Lingo 101 blog series we will cover the key players in the domain marketplace and the larger internet governance community. From domain registrars to web hosting …


Domain Lingo 101: Let’s Start With The Basics

Nov 29th, 2018 in Domain Lingo 101, 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 …


ICANN63 – A Recap from the Public Interest Registry Team

Nov 28th, 2018 in Domains, ORG

Did You Attend ICANN’s Latest Meeting? Here’s What Our Team Thought About Our Time in Barcelona.

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

If you follow along on Public Interest Registry social channels, you’ve likely seen many mentions …


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, …



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