Public Interest Registry Releases 2018 Annual Report

First-ever report highlights .ORG’s strong 2018 performance and outlines key 2019 initiatives

 RESTON, Va., July 18, 2019Public Interest Registry (PIR) today released its 2018 Annual Report, detailing a year of progress for the organization and for .ORG, …

Public Interest Registry Proudly Introduces Its New Quality Performance Index

Public Interest Registry Proudly Introduces Its New Quality Performance Index

By Anand Vora, Vice President of Business Affairs, Public Interest Registry

As a nonprofit dedicated to upholding the .ORG domain as a trusted domain space, Public Interest Registry (PIR) takes seriously its responsibility to operate for the good of the …

Posted on June 10th, by gray in Domains.
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Public Interest Registry Announces Selection of Newly Formed Advisory Council

Six New Members Will Complete the Nine Member New Council Structure

RESTON, Va., May 16, 2019 – Public Interest Registry is pleased to announce the selected members of the Public Interest Registry Advisory Council, a newly formed group that now …

An Open Letter to the .ORG Community

An Open Letter to the .ORG Community

Dear .ORG Community:

Now that the ICANN public comment period has expired on the proposed .ORG Registry Agreement renewal, we would like to respond to some concerns that have been raised about moving .ORG to the standard registry agreement.

It …

Posted on May 1st, by gray in ORG, Uncategorized.
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Why April is Public Interest Registry’s Favorite Time of Year

Why April is Public Interest Registry’s Favorite Time of Year

By ‘C’ Culpepper, Office Administrator, Public Interest Registry

Here at Public Interest Registry (PIR), April is our favorite month. Not because the cherry blossoms are in full bloom here in the DMV. Not because temperatures are warming and we can …


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 …


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. …


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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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 …