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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 …


Safeguarding Contributions – Help Those Who Truly Need It

Jun 5th, 2018 in News, Privacy, Security

When natural disasters strike our neighboring countries, it’s of no surprise that we rally together to do what we can to assist them with rebuilding. From hurricanes and tsunamis to volcanic eruptions and tornadoes, opening our hearts to those in …


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 …


PSA To Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You

Apr 19th, 2018 in GDPR, Nonprofit, Privacy

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry
(This article was originally published on Social Fish)

If you’ve been keeping up with the news over the past several months, then you’ve likely heard about the General …


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 …


4 Things to Do on World Backup Day to Protect Your Data

Mar 30th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security

This is a guest post authored by Brent Scott, a Cybersecurity Advocacy Writer at LifeLock

The ugly truth is, cybercrime is becoming strikingly widespread. An attack can happen to anyone, yet nonprofits and NGOs are increasingly prime targets, thanks …


Partnership With Native Americans: Supporting Native American Communities in Need #ORGinAction


By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

As a part of our reoccurring #ORGinAction series – which spotlights organisations who trust the .org domain to support their communication efforts – we are happy to introduce you to the …


Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

Mar 13th, 2018 in Children, Internet, NGO, Nonprofit

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

It can be easy to forget that there are many people in this world without access to the internet. The digital divide is, in fact, vast. I recently came across a UNICEF …


NGOs and Data Security: The Pros & Cons of Using Social Media as your Primary Web Presence

Feb 21st, 2018 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit, Security, Social Media

Written by Paul Diaz, VP of Policy, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” aimed at providing educational insights to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security


Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good Release Third Annual Global NGO Technology Report

Feb 12th, 2018 in Community, NGO, Nonprofit, Technology

By: Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good today released the results of the third annual Global NGO Technology Report, the only annual research project that analyzes how non-governmental organisations …


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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