Category Archive: Press Release

.ORG, The Public Interest Registry Congratulates All .ORG Webby Winners

May 5th, 2009 in Press Release

A Record Year for .ORG Winners at the 13th Annual Celebration in June

Reston, VA – May 5, 2009 – Today, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (www.pir.org), the company behind the .ORG domain name, congratulates all .ORG community …


The .ORG Advisory Council Appoints New Worldwide Internet Leaders

Apr 2nd, 2009 in Press Release

Reston, VA – April 2, 2009 – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (http://pir.org) announced today the appointment of 1 Advisory Council member and the reappointment of 3 current Council members to fill expiring term open seats.  The .ORG …


.ORG, The Public Interest Registry and NTEN Announce the Creation of the NTC .ORG Ambassador Award

Mar 19th, 2009 in Press Release

The NTC .ORG Ambassador Award will debut during April’s NTC Conference in San Francisco

Reston, VA – March 19, 2009 – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (www.pir.org), the registry behind the global .ORG domain name, announces its first-ever NTC .ORG …


DNSSEC Industry Coalition Meets with Google’s Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf and Internet Researcher Dan Kaminsky

Mar 18th, 2009 in Press Release

Reston, VA – 18 March 2009 – The DNSSEC Industry Coalition (www.dnsseccoalition.org) comprised of 20 organizations streamlining the rollout of DNSSEC worldwide, gathered on Friday, March 13, 2009, to share best practices in deployment and meet the urgent challenge …


The DNSSEC Industry Coalition Announces the Formation of its Registrar Review Team

Mar 11th, 2009 in Press Release

Reston, VA -11 March 2009 – The DNSSEC Industry Coalition (http://dnsseccoalition.org) announces today the formation of its Registrar Review Team following the 34th public meeting of the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Mexico City, …


Alexa Raad is Selected as a Smart100 Award Recipient

Feb 20th, 2009 in Press Release

.ORG CEO is Recognized as one of Greater Washington’s Thought Leaders by Washington SmartCEO Magazine 

Reston, VA- February 20, 2009- .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (www.pir.org) is proud to announce that CEO Alexa Raad has been named …


.ORG is the Official Sponsor of the 13th Annual Webby Awards

Jan 30th, 2009 in Press Release

Partnership announced with the leading international awards group honoring excellence on the Internet  

Reston, VA – January 30, 2009 – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry, today announces it is the Official Sponsor of the 13th Annual Webby Awards. As …


Public Interest Registry Opens Call for Nominations for its Advisory Council

Dec 19th, 2008 in Press Release

Registry for .ORG domain names seeks submissions from Internet leaders 

Reston, VA – December 19, 2008 – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry, the premier domain where people turn to find credible information, get involved, fund causes and support advocacy, …


Industry Coalition Announced to Increase Adoption of Domain Name Security Extensions (DNSSEC)

Dec 3rd, 2008 in Press Release

DNSSEC Industry Coalition forms to streamline implementation across Domain Name Registries   

Reston, VA – December 3, 2008 – The DNSSEC Industry Coalition is a global group of registries and industry experts whose mission is to work collaboratively to …


.ORG CEO Honored by The Washington Business Journal

Nov 21st, 2008 in Press Release

Alexa Raad Is Named as One of 2008’s Women Who Mean Business 

RESTON, VA– November 21, 2008 – Alexa Raad, CEO of .ORG, The Public Interest Registry, has been chosen as one of the leading women in Washington business …



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