It’s All About the Family: Resources to Help Families Thrive

May 15th, 2019 in Community, Uncategorized

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

The .ORG domain is used by organizations large and small to connect, aid and inspire their communities. One community “subset” that may not realize the multitude of resources available to them …

An Open Letter to the .ORG Community

May 1st, 2019 in ORG, Uncategorized

Dear .ORG Community:

Now that the ICANN public comment period has expired on the proposed .ORG Registry Agreement renewal, we would like to respond to some concerns that have been raised about moving .ORG to the standard registry agreement.

It …

Why April is Public Interest Registry’s Favorite Time of Year

Apr 15th, 2019 in Culture, Uncategorized

By ‘C’ Culpepper, Office Administrator, Public Interest Registry

Here at Public Interest Registry (PIR), April is our favorite month. Not because the cherry blossoms are in full bloom here in the DMV. Not because temperatures are warming and we can …

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

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

If you think of the internet as a vast network of highways, ICANN is the regulator that works to ensure that digital internet destinations along the network are safely designated and …

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

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 …

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