3 Steps to Create a Website in an Elevated Time of Need

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

During times of crisis or disaster, organisations that are looking to cultivate support and the people who wish to contribute that support typically turn to the internet to reach each other. …

What Is All the Hype Around HTTPS?

What Is All the Hype Around HTTPS?

Helping to Secure Humanitarian Aid Organisations Online

By Matthew Marks, Technical Director, Public Interest Registry

In times of need, humanitarian organisations are increasingly turning to the speed and efficiency of online channels to share their message and mobilize support. Recently, …

Posted on August 30th, by gray in NGO, Nonprofit, Security, Technology.
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Rebuilding After Disaster

Rebuilding After Disaster

How Collaboration Jumpstarted Rebuilding Efforts on St. John Island After the 2017 Hurricane Season

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

No matter the amount of forethought or planning, the impact of a natural disaster just can’t be …

Posted on July 12th, by gray in #OrgInAction, NGO, Nonprofit.
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Safeguarding Contributions – Help Those Who Truly Need It

Safeguarding Contributions – Help Those Who Truly Need It

When natural disasters strike our neighboring countries, it’s of no surprise that we rally together to do what we can to assist them with rebuilding. From hurricanes and tsunamis to volcanic eruptions and tornadoes, opening our hearts to those in …

Posted on June 5th, by mruffin in News, Privacy, Security.
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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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#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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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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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 …

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

SURVEY: .ORG-anizing for Good

Have a .ORG website? Please help us finish our Birthday week off strong by participating in our survey!

#HappyBirthdayORG…

Posted on July 10th, by msoffer in Community, Internet, ORG.
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#ThrowbackThursday: When MITRE.org Was Born

#ThrowbackThursday: When MITRE.org Was Born

It was 30 years ago this week when MITRE made its mark on the Internet as the very first organization to register the .org domain name.

MITRE grew out of the computer laboratories of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where …

Posted on July 9th, by msoffer in Innovation, ORG, Technology.
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