Tips for an ICANN Meeting First-Timer

Tips for an ICANN Meeting First-Timer

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 …


Paying I(nterne)t Forward with Love

Paying I(nterne)t Forward with Love

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 …


Technology of the Internet Watch Foundation Identifies Child Sex Abuse Imagery

Technology of the Internet Watch Foundation Identifies Child Sex Abuse Imagery

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 …

Posted on December 10th, by mruffin in Children, Global, Internet, Security, Technology.
Comments Off on Technology of the Internet Watch Foundation Identifies Child Sex Abuse Imagery

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

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

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 …

Posted on August 7th, by mruffin in News, Policy, Privacy.
Comments Off on Putting Our Money Where Our Mouth Is: Shining a Light on the Important Work of Internet Governance Organisations

Let’s Discuss: Internet Growth and Policy 

On Thursday, July 14, thought leaders from civil society, industry, academia, and government will meet at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC for Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) – the preeminent conference on Internet governance …

Hope For Limpopo Awarded $10,000 in #CashForGood Contest

Congratulations to the winner of the #CashForGood contest: Hope For Limpopo!

Hope for Limpopo Dance Performance with the children and the teachers at the Vhutshilo Mountain School in Venda, South Africa.

About the Contest

We asked NGOs to share …

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

30 Fun Facts About .ORG

Mitre Corporation, a research and development center sponsored by the United States federal government, was the first .ORG domain name to be registered in July 1985. (http://www.domainforum.us/t45-facts-about-org) The term “WorldWideWeb” was coined in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee and…

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.
Comments Off on The Marathon of Hope

Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit or NGO Should Register .ngo and .ong

Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit or NGO Should Register .ngo and .ong

“NGO” is the widely recognized acronym for describing Non-Governmental Organizations; “ONG” has the same meaning, but it is specifically used in regions of the world that speak Romance Languages (i.e. Spanish, French, Italian and Portuguese). Why should global NGOs|ONGs …

Posted on March 17th, by Laura Bentz in New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit.
Comments Off on Four Reasons Why Your Nonprofit or NGO Should Register .ngo and .ong

LAC, DNS and the Importance of Comunidad

LAC, DNS and the Importance of Comunidad

The 1st Latin American & Caribbean DNS Forum was held on 15 November 2013, before the start of the ICANN Buenos Aires meeting. Coordinated by many of the region’s leading technological development and capacity building organizations, the day long event …