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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Big Changes Coming Up To Our Registrar Products

I want to let you know about some important changes that we at Public Interest Registry are making to the discount, rebate and marketing products that we offer registrars.

The first change is that we won’t be offering any further …

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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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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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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Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

Looking Back at 15 Years of .org Management

By Brian Cute, CEO, Public Interest Registry

Public Interest Registry has much to celebrate this year — January 2018 marks our 15th year managing the .org domain. As our organisation has evolved, so has the domain. .org is currently the …

Posted on January 25th, by tconnor in Domains, ORG.
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Water for South Sudan, Meet World. World, Meet Water for South Sudan. #ORGinAction

Water for South Sudan, Meet World. World, Meet Water for South Sudan. #ORGinAction

By Tony Connor, Director of Marketing, Public Interest Registry

At Public Interest Registry, we are lucky to work with nonprofit organisations around the world by providing them with a safe and secure online presence. Establishing an online presence through a …

Posted on September 27th, by nicole in #OrgInAction, NGO, Nonprofit.
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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…

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.
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