Archive for the ‘.Org’ Category

.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Md.Org Lawsuit Withdrawn: Domain Is Transferred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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As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

March Of Dimes Switches Its Website Domain From .Com to .Org

September 11th, 2014 Comments off
According to a press release out today The March of Dimes has switched its domain name from to If your wondering who owned the .Org before it was Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled in Toronto which owns the domain name It appears that the March Of Dimes acquired the .org back in […]