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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, …


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 …



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