What are .ngo and .ong domains?

What are .ngo and .ong domains?

You know those three little letters to right of the dot in a domain name – like .org, .com, and .net? Well, something new and exciting is coming to the Internet this year; something that will help people all across …

Posted on March 12th, by Laura Bentz in Domains, New TLDS, NGO, Nonprofit, ONG, TLD.
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Sevenly[+].org

Sevenly[+].org

There is something to be said about organisations that devote themselves to creating an impact – no matter how big or how small – on the world. Particularly when money is often a leading motive in life, it’s refreshing to …

Posted on March 9th, by Laura Bentz in Events, News, ORG, Partnership.
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Turn Down for What?! SXSW, Here We Come!

Turn Down for What?! SXSW, Here We Come!

Headed to SXSW? We’d love to see you there!

We are Public Interest Registry, the operator of the .org domain, and we will be heading down to Austin for our second appearance at the annual festival. We’ve got some great …

Posted on March 6th, by Laura Bentz in Events, News.
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2013: A Year of InsPIRation

2013: A Year of InsPIRation

Can you believe that December is here already? What a year 2013 has been, an exciting one at that! From global conferences and meeting with NGOs, to revealing Public Interest Registry’s new branding and the revamped face of pir.org to …

Posted on December 16th, by Laura Bentz in Domains, Global, Internet, News, Technology.
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ICANN & Public Interest Registry Renew .ORG Contract

ICANN & Public Interest Registry Renew .ORG Contract

Yesterday, on November 19, 2013, we renewed our .ORG agreement with ICANN. Watch the video below to see ICANN GDD President Akram Atallah joined by our own Brian Cute (CEO) and David Maher (Senior VP) in the signing ceremony.

Here …

Posted on November 20th, by Laura Bentz in Internet, ORG.
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RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

RECAP: ResellerClub Hosting Summit 2013

Last week, ResellerClub held its second annual Hosting Summit – an event that had attracted 1,800+ attendees previously in Mumbai in 2012, thus making it the largest exclusive web hosting industry event in Asia. This year, RCHS was held in …


#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit

#NGOs + Gov. + Businesses = #Collaborative; #2030NOW #SocialGood Summit Why #2030NOW and not #2013? SGS is calling for long-term thinking about ways that new media and technology can be used to solve the world’s leading challenges. The idea is that long-term thinking will lead to long-term solutions that have a positive impact on future generations and ultimately make the world a better place.

Introducing .NGO/.ONG at @InsideNGO’s Annual Conference, Exclusively for the NGO Community

Introducing .NGO/.ONG at @InsideNGO’s Annual Conference, Exclusively for the NGO Community

Last week, Public Interest Registry had the privilege to exhibit at this year’s annual InsideNGO conference in Washington, D.C. InsideNGO is a membership association that focuses on strengthening “inside” operational staff members and leadership in the international NGO sector; this …


Reflection on UBM’s Business4Better

Reflection on UBM’s Business4Better

Last week, UBM held its 4th annual Business4Better event in London. This two-day conference is part of the company’s Community Engagement Series, which was founded in Brazil in 2009 and now also takes place in India and the United …


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 …