How the IWF Successfully Curbs Online Abuse and What Non-Profits Can Do to Help

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 …

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

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

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 …

Posted on October 10th, by gray in Domains.
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An Introduction to the IWF – Internet Watch Foundation

An Introduction to the IWF – Internet Watch Foundation

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 …

Posted on September 27th, by gray in Domains, Partnership, Policy.
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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.
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GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

GDPR: Next Steps for the Domain Industry

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 …

Posted on July 16th, by mruffin in GDPR, Internet, News, Policy, Security.
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The Next 15 Years: Public Interest Registry’s Commitment to .org Stewardship

The Next 15 Years: Public Interest Registry’s Commitment to .org Stewardship

By Marc Saitta, COO, Public Interest Registry

We’re starting 2018 in celebration mode here at Public Interest Registry, marking the organisation’s 15th anniversary of managing .org. While we continue to celebrate the more than 10.3 million domain names registered worldwide, …

Posted on February 6th, by gray in Domains, ORG.
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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…

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Announcing Official Launch Dates for New .ngo and .ong Domain Names

Our team is very excited to share with you the definitive launch dates for the validated .ngo and .ong domains!
They are as follows:

Sunrise (available to brands and trademark holders): March 17 Limited Registration Period: April 21 General Availability:…
Posted on January 9th, by Laura Bentz in Internet, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, OnGood, Technology.
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Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

Happening This Week: ResellerClub HostingCon India

We’re excited to be back in India for this year’s ResellerClub event that will be taking place in partnership with HostingCon –- this time in Mumbai!

For those who haven’t had a chance to attend previously, this event focuses primarily …

Posted on December 8th, by Laura Bentz in Events, News, ORG, Technology.
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Life is a boomerang; you get what you give!

Life is a boomerang; you get what you give!

Choose .org for your business! #karma

Posted on December 2nd, by msoffer in Culture, Film, Media.
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