Debunking Domain Industry Myths: You Need to Be A Developer to Develop a Website

Debunking Domain Industry Myths: You Need to Be A Developer to Develop a Website

By Lauren Lao, Marketing Communications Manager, Public Interest Registry

Have you ever wanted to create a website but didn’t know where to start? Or felt you lacked the skills or experience necessary? While the process of creating or updating a …


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 …


Data Privacy Day

Data Privacy Day

By Beth Bacon, Director of Policy and Privacy, Public Interest Registry

With the evolution of technology and its insertion into so many aspects of our everyday lives, our personal data has become simultaneously more available and, thus, a prized resource. …


IWF Helps Protect Internet Users Through Registry Partnerships

IWF Helps Protect Internet Users Through Registry Partnerships

By Sarah Smith, Technical Projects Officer at the Internet Watch Foundation

The internet is a wonderful world-without-frontiers that has transformed how people in every part of the globe communicate, learn, socialize, pay bills, and shop. Unfortunately, there is also a …

Posted on January 25th, by mruffin in News, Partnership.
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Q&A: Meet Jonathon Nevett, Public Interest Registry’s New President and Chief Executive Officer

Q&A: Meet Jonathon Nevett, Public Interest Registry’s New President and Chief Executive Officer

By Jim LeFevre – Senior Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry 

In December of 2018, we welcomed a new leader to Public Interest Registry – Jonathon Nevett, our new President and Chief Executive Officer. Jon brings decades of domain expertise …

Posted on January 16th, by mruffin in .org websites, Domains, News, Story.
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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.
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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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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…