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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 …


Domain Lingo 101: Let’s Start With The Basics

Nov 29th, 2018 in Domains, Internet

By Lauren Lao, Manager of Marketing Communications

As the operator of the .org domain, it’s our job to not only provide a trusted platform for mission-driven organisations, but also to help people around the globe better understand and leverage the …


ICANN63 – A Recap from the Public Interest Registry Team

Nov 28th, 2018 in Uncategorized

Did You Attend ICANN’s Latest Meeting? Here’s What Our Team Thought About Our Time in Barcelona.

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

If you follow along on Public Interest Registry social channels, you’ve likely seen many mentions …


A .Org’s Guide to the Holiday Giving Season

Nov 19th, 2018 in Internet, Marketing, Nonprofit

Digital Marketing Opportunities Your Organisation Shouldn’t Overlook

By: Jim LeFevre, Senior Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

From education to advocacy to healthcare, there are many different organisations with roots in philanthropy that call the .org domain home. …


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 …


How To Keep Your Domain “House” In Good Working Order

Oct 10th, 2018 in Domains

If you’re a homeowner you know that regular maintenance and the occasional renovation will keep your house in better shape and save you time and money in the long run. Turns out the same rules apply to domain owners! If …


An Introduction to the IWF – Internet Watch Foundation

Sep 27th, 2018 in Domains, Partnership, Policy

This is a guest post authored by Will Few, Development Manager at the IWF

We’d like to welcome Public Interest Registry as a new Member to the IWF and introduce ourselves to the broader .org community. The IWF (Internet Watch …


Donors Around the World Speak Out – 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report Now Available

Sep 17th, 2018 in Nonprofit, Philanthropy

Annual Report Indicates Strong Preference for Online Giving Among Donors Worldwide and Demographic Subgroups

By: Jim LeFevre, Senior Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

When it comes to philanthropic giving around the world, giving online is the top …


3 Steps to Create a Website in an Elevated Time of Need

Sep 12th, 2018 in Internet, NGO, Nonprofit

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

During times of crisis or disaster, organisations that are looking to cultivate support and the people who wish to contribute that support typically turn to the internet to reach each other. …


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 …


What Is All the Hype Around HTTPS?

Aug 30th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security, Technology

Helping to Secure Humanitarian Aid Organisations Online

By Matthew Marks, Technical Director, Public Interest Registry

In times of need, humanitarian organisations are increasingly turning to the speed and efficiency of online channels to share their message and mobilize support. Recently, …



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