RESTON, Va. (April 11, 2011) – In light of the recent disasters that have devastated Japan, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced a plan to waive renewal fees for Japanese domain name holders who are unable to renew their .ORG domain names.
RESTON, Va. (MARCH 2, 2011) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce that .ORG is now home to over 9 million domain name registrations. With a growth of 10.3 percent in 2010 – the domain continues to be trusted and embraced, making it the world’s third largest generic Top Level Domain (gTLD).
RESTON, Va. (February 14, 2011) - .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report, “The Dashboard,” detailing the monumental growth of the world’s third largest generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). According to the report, the .ORG domain grew by 10.3 percent in 2010 – a 1.4 percent increase from 2009. As a result, .ORG now boasts over 8.8 million domains under management, thanks in large part to a net gain of 824,559 .ORG registrations in 2010.
RESTON, Va. (January 14, 2011) -- .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) – manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain – today appointed Mr. Brian Cute as chief executive officer. With more than 12 years of experience in the Internet and communications industry, Mr. Cute will assume his leadership position on February 1, 2011.
Reston, VA (December 2, 2010) – .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR) - manager of the world’s third largest generic top-level domain - announced today the hiring of Don Blumenthal as Senior Policy Advisor. An esteemed attorney, Blumenthal brings a unique combination of technology, policy, law and law enforcement experience to the PIR policy team. Prior to joining PIR, Mr.
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - November 16, 2010) - What's in a domain name? With over 8.5 million registrants, .ORG, The Public Interest Registry (PIR), manager of the world's third largest generic top-level domain, held an intimate breakfast and discussion today with acclaimed marketing specialist David Meerman Scott to impart answers to this fundamental question.
RESTON, Va. (October 19, 2010) – With the goal of promoting security and curbing growing abuse of the Domain Name Systems (DNS), .ORG, The Public Interest Registry is launching the “Practice Safe DNS” campaign – a new initiative that will serve as a key resource for domain holders, registrars, web developers and IT professionals to learn how they can respectively play a increasingly relevant role in providing a safer and more secure Internet.
RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) - What's in a name? With nearly 200 million registered domain names worldwide, an increasing number of organizations, companies and individuals are fine-tuning their online marketing campaigns and selecting domain names that will enhance brand value.
RESTON, Va. (September 24, 2010) - .ORG, the Public Interest Registry (PIR) announced today the production launch of the Automated Registrar Accreditation System (ARAS) for new registrars seeking to sell .ORG. The goal of ARAS is to reduce the time and effort involved for ICANN accredited registrars to sell .ORG domains, by enabling all the steps to be done very quickly and safely in a secure online environment. The introduction of ARAS demonstrates PIR’s commitment to serve and advance the development of the domain industry in the public interest.
The Board of Directors of .ORG the Public Interest Registry announced today that Alexa Raad, the President and Chief Executive Officer of PIR, has decided to resign from her positions with the company effective on September 24th, 2010. Her resignation concludes 3 1/2 years of service and leadership at PIR.