Category Archive: News

Paying I(nterne)t Forward with Love

Feb 11th, 2019 in News, Nonprofit

How Playing Off the Emotion of Love is Helping These .orgs Reach Passionate Supporters  

 By Malleana Ruffin, Social Media Manager, Public Interest Registry

 

The internet is a powerful force for making connections, sharing a passion and collaborating to make …


Data Privacy Day

Jan 27th, 2019 in News

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

With the evolution of technology and its insertion into so many aspects of our everyday lives, our personal data has become simultaneously more available and, thus, a prized resource. …


IWF Helps Protect Internet Users Through Registry Partnerships

Jan 25th, 2019 in News, Partnership

By Sarah Smith, Technical Projects Officer at the Internet Watch Foundation

The internet is a wonderful world-without-frontiers that has transformed how people in every part of the globe communicate, learn, socialize, pay bills, and shop. Unfortunately, there is also a …


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 …


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 …


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 …


Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: Shining a Light on the Important Work of Internet Governance Organisations

Aug 7th, 2018 in News, Policy, Privacy

By Paul Diaz, Vice President of Policy, Public Interest Registry

Our team at Public Interest Registry (PIR) is multi-faceted, with experts in the domain name system, technology, law, government policy, nongovernmental affairs and more. While we have different backgrounds, we …


Applications Being Accepted For President and CEO of Public Interest Registry

Jul 19th, 2018 in CEO, News

.org is one of the largest gTLDs, with an excellent reputation for trust and integrity, making the role of CEO one of the premiere roles in the industry. Public Interest Registry (PIR) is now looking for a high-quality candidate to …


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 …


Update on CEO Recruitment Process

Jun 21st, 2018 in CEO, News

As many of us in the domain name industry prepare for the ICANN meeting in Panama City I thought it would be good timing to provide an update from the Public Interest Registry board on the process for recruiting a …



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