Archive for the ‘.Org’ Category

Happy Birthday .Org Turns 30 Today: Launches to Celebrate

July 10th, 2015 Comments off
Today marks 30 years since the first .org domain name,, was registered. .Org now has over 10.5 million domain names registered making .org  the world’s third-most reg generic top-level domain. Public Interest Registry, The nonprofit operator of .Org,  launched, where users can explore notable .org websites through an interactive timeline and discover how […]
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.Org Wholesale Price To Top $9 At The End of July

July 2nd, 2015 Comments off
I just received a notice from informing me that the wholesale cost of that the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the Registry Operator for the .ORG domain, will be increasing its annual registration price by $0.80 USD. As a result of this, eNom will raise pricing for the .ORG domain name extension by $0.80 USD […]
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.NGO/.ONG Launches Today For Non-Profits: New gTLD’s Done Right: Here is What You Need To Know

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
The Public Interest Registry (PIR) which operates the .Org domain name extension, is launching .NGO and .ONG today into general availability for Non-profit, non governmental organizations. The new gTLD domain name extension go live at 8pm EST tonight to be registered on a first come, first served basis. I had a chance to chat with […]
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Carly Didn’t Fail To Secure; She let it drop

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
Carly Fiorina didn't "fail to secure" the domain name, she owned it since at least March 2008 and the domain expired on June 23, 2014 and was released from the registry!

.Org Opens Nominations For 7 To Serve On The .Org Advisory Council

May 4th, 2015 Comments off
Public Interest Registry, the nonprofit operator of the .org domain, today opened the call for nominations to identify seven new members to serve on the .org Advisory Council. Today through June 5, 2015, individuals may submit nominations – including self-nominations – detailing the applicant’s experience in leading a noncommercial organization, commitment to promoting the noncommercial […]
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.Org Domains Rose 1.3% in 2014

March 31st, 2015 Comments off
Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard,” detailing the worldwide growth of .org in 2014. The report reveals that the number of .org domain names registered in 2014 rose 1.3 percent, bringing the total domains under management (DUM) to more […]
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Jazz At Lincoln Center Acquires & Re-brands To & Some Fans Are Not Happy

January 31st, 2015 Comments off, reports that the organization that operates Jazz at Lincoln Center, recently aand re-branded the organization to from it former address, which is owned and operated under since it started in the early 2000’s Although the story does not say how much the organization paid for the domain, it says that the domain […]

Md.Org Lawsuit Withdrawn: Domain Is Transferred

December 23rd, 2014 Comments off
Last year we wrote about a lawsuit over the domain name which sold for a record selling price of  $555,650.00 to the high bidder ID of ‘Winters” In April of 2013 Namejet.comm along with the Seller of the domain Privacy LLC, (Privacy), filed a lawsuit against several parties for non-payment of the winning […]
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PIR (.Org Registry) Offers New IDN Domains In Three Strings

December 23rd, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release we received today Public Interest Registry (PIR) – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain registry, today announced the general availability of three new Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) which translate to “organisation” or “institution” in non-Latin-based scripts – one in Devanagari, one in Cyrillic, and one in simplified Chinese. Previously […]
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UK Charity “Homeless International” With an annual budget £20 million Rebrands To An .XYZ

October 22nd, 2014 Comments off
          Homeless International a .UK based charity with an annual budget £20 million announced they havere-branded from to The NGO has been around since 1989 “focusing on urban poverty issues (including slums and social housing) in the developing world” The charity has its own page Here is some […]
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