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Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: Shining a Light on the Important Work of Internet Governance Organisations

Aug 7th, 2018 in News, Policy, Privacy

By Paul Diaz, Vice President of Policy, Public Interest Registry

Our team at Public Interest Registry (PIR) is multi-faceted, with experts in the domain name system, technology, law, government policy, nongovernmental affairs and more. While we have different backgrounds, we …


Applications Being Accepted For President and CEO of Public Interest Registry

Jul 19th, 2018 in CEO, News

.org is one of the largest gTLDs, with an excellent reputation for trust and integrity, making the role of CEO one of the premiere roles in the industry. Public Interest Registry (PIR) is now looking for a high-quality candidate to …


GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

Jul 16th, 2018 in GDPR, Internet, News, Policy, Security

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry

As we laid out in a prior post, PSA to Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You, there are several things nonprofits and NGOs need to be aware of …


Rebuilding After Disaster

Jul 12th, 2018 in #OrgInAction, NGO, Nonprofit

How Collaboration Jumpstarted Rebuilding Efforts on St. John Island After the 2017 Hurricane Season

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

No matter the amount of forethought or planning, the impact of a natural disaster just can’t be …


Internet Safety Month Guest Blog: MarkMonitor’s Top Tips for Protecting Your Organization Online

Jun 27th, 2018 in NGO, Nonprofit, Security

By Sherry Hildebrand and Justin Mack at MarkMonitor

U.S. Congress designated the month of June as the National Internet Safety Month and so there’s no better time to discuss how to keep organizations safe and secure online. To help raise …


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 …



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