A Domain Insider’s Guide to the Industry: Registry Edition

Mar 20th, 2019 in Uncategorized

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

Registry, registrar, registrant – though they are similar words, each has a very different meaning and role in the domain industry. We’ll be focusing on the role of a registry in …

Public Interest Registry Celebrates Women’s History Month!

Mar 8th, 2019 in Domains, Women

Q&A with Public Interest Registry’s Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Melody Agee and Lise Fuhr

By Tony Connor, Marketing Operations Manager, Public Interest Registry

March not only represents the start of a new season, it also serves as the month we honor …

Tips for an ICANN Meeting First-Timer

Mar 6th, 2019 in Community, Events, Social Media

By Malleana Ruffin, Social Media Manager at Public Interest Registry

Three times a year, a plethora of policymakers, lawyers, registries, registrars, organizations and domain industry experts gather for public meetings hosted by The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers …

A Domain Insider’s Guide to the Industry: Registrar Edition

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

If you’ve been keeping up with our Domain Industry blog series, you should be familiar with key industry concepts and lingo. The first part of the series “Domain Lingo 101:

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 …

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 …

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 …

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