Category Archive: Internet

Technology of the Internet Watch Foundation Identifies Child Sex Abuse Imagery

Dec 10th, 2018 in Children, Global, Internet, Security, Technology

This is a guest blog authored by Sarah Smith, IWF Technical Officer

“Stay out front or fall behind,” the saying goes, and at the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), being ahead is what we aim to do. As offenders abuse legitimate …


.ORG A to Z: Showcasing the Diversity of the .ORG Domain

Dec 4th, 2018 in Internet

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

The .org domain is known as a trusted home for noncommercial, mission-based organisations, but what many internet users don’t realize is that .org registrants transcend the nonprofit world and include organisations …


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 …


A .Org’s Guide to the Holiday Giving Season

Nov 19th, 2018 in Internet, Marketing, Nonprofit

Digital Marketing Opportunities Your Organisation Shouldn’t Overlook

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

From education to advocacy to healthcare, there are many different organisations with roots in philanthropy that call the .org domain home. …


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 …


3 Steps to Create a Website in an Elevated Time of Need

Sep 12th, 2018 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

During times of crisis or disaster, organisations that are looking to cultivate support and the people who wish to contribute that support typically turn to the internet to reach each other. …


GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

Jul 16th, 2018 in GDPR, Internet, News, Policy, Security

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry

As we laid out in a prior post, PSA to Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You, there are several things nonprofits and NGOs need to be aware of …


Internet 101: Debunking Common Internet Terms

May 3rd, 2018 in Internet

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 …


How to Set up a Custom Email Address with Your .org Domain

Apr 17th, 2018 in Internet, ORG

This is a guest post authored by Stacey Hartman of GoDaddy.

Your chosen domain extension can help to tell your organization’s story online – about who you are and what your organization stands for. Whether you represent a club, charity, …


What the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle Means for Nonprofits Online

Apr 5th, 2018 in Internet, Privacy, Security, Social Media

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Internet users around the world are still reeling from the news that Cambridge Analytica found a loophole that allowed them to use the data of a reported 50 million Facebook users to …



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