What the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle Means for Nonprofits Online

What the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Debacle Means for Nonprofits Online

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 …

Posted on April 5th, by gray in Internet, Privacy, Security, Social Media.
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Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

Why Public Interest Registry Continues to Push for Global Internet Access

By Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

It can be easy to forget that there are many people in this world without access to the internet. The digital divide is, in fact, vast. I recently came across a UNICEF …

Posted on March 13th, by gray in Children, Internet, NGO, Nonprofit.
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Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

Public Interest Registry has much to celebrate this year — January 2018 marks our 15th year managing the .org domain. As our organisation has evolved, so has the domain. .org is currently the …

Posted on January 25th, by tconnor in Domains, ORG.
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#ORGinAction Social Contest: Winner Announced!

#ORGinAction Social Contest: Winner Announced!

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

When we launched the #ORGinAction Contest in December, we were excited to see how organisations using the .org domain would showcase ways they are active in their local communities. It turns out that …

Posted on January 19th, by gray in #OrgInAction, Contest, Nonprofit.
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NGOs and Data Security: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

NGOs and Data Security: Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

This post is part of a Public Interest Registry series called “NGOs and Data Security” and is aimed at providing educational insight to noncommercial internet users around different data and information security themes.    


Not-for-profits and online security – How Can We Help?

Not-for-profits and online security – How Can We Help?

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

With so many internet platforms and tools to choose from and so many security threats to avoid, it is hard to know where to begin. So, as they say, let’s start …

Posted on July 18th, by tconnor in CEO, Nonprofit, Not-for-profit, Security, Technology.

You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

You Can Learn A Lot By Mucking Out Horse Stables

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Horses heal.  I have understood for some time that horses can connect with humans in ways that few animals do and my recent visit to an inspiring .org user opened my …

Posted on June 16th, by tconnor in News, Nonprofit.
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A Good Reason To Lose My Hair

A Good Reason To Lose My Hair

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

During my working at Public Interest Registry, I have been fortunate enough to witness hundreds of stories about organizations who work tirelessly to improve the lives of the people and conditions …

Posted on January 13th, by tconnor in NGO, Nonprofit.
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The Marathon of Hope

The Marathon of Hope

Written by Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry

Photo by: Boris Spremo

What drives a person to try to change the world for the better?

Why do “ordinary” people muster their energy and limited resources, turn them into passion …

Posted on April 12th, by Laura Bentz in Advocacy, Children, Community, Events, Nonprofit, Social Good.
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CEO Brian Cute on Computerwoche: A Facebook for NGOs

CEO Brian Cute on Computerwoche: A Facebook for NGOs

Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry, recently sat down with Simon Hülsbömer of Computerwoche.de in Germany to discuss the 1400+ new generic top level domains (gTLDs) coming to the Internet. Public Interest Registry is the longstanding operator of the …