Md.Org Lawsuit Withdrawn: Domain Is Transferred

Last year we wrote about a lawsuit over the domain name MD.org which sold for a NameJet.com 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 bid. Ownership of the domain name MD.org transferred yesterday … [Read more...]

PIR (.Org Registry) Offers New IDN Domains In Three Strings

According to a press release  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 only available to qualified … [Read more...]

UK Charity “Homeless International” With an annual budget £20 million Rebrands To An .XYZ

          Homeless International a .UK based charity with an annual budget £20 million announced they havere-branded from Homeless-International.org to Reall.xyz 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 Wikipedia.org page Here is some … [Read more...]

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

According to a press release out today The March of Dimes has switched its domain name from Marchofdimes.com to Marchofdimes.org. If your wondering who owned the .Org before it was Rehabilitation Foundation for the Disabled in Toronto which owns the domain name Marchofdimes.ca It appears that the March Of Dimes acquired the .org back in March of this year. MarchofDimes.com is now being … [Read more...]

PIR: .Org Grows 1.4%; Renewal Rate of Almost 74%; 6% Are Asian Registrants

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 over the past year. The report reveals that in the past twelve months the total number of .org domains under management increased to 10,428,027 globally, a 1.4%increase in registrations since … [Read more...]

PIR Names Ex-Verisign VP Dave Stewart VP Of Sales And Marketing For .Org/.Ngo/.Ong

Public Interest Registry (PIR), the not-for-profit operator of the .org, named former Verisign VP, Dave Stewart As Vice President Of Sales And Marketing Industry for .org and .ngo, .ong Most recently, Mr. Stewart served as vice president for strategic partnerships at Verisign where he was responsible for account management, channel marketing and business development. During his 10 years at … [Read more...]

PIR Registry (.Org) Launches 3 New gTLD IDN’s Of Organization Into General Availability Today

"The Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, launches General Availability for its three new Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) which translate to “organization” or “institution” in non-Latin-based scripts – one in Devanagari (.संगठन), one in Cyrillic (.орг), and one in simplified Chinese (.机构). “The launch of these international domain names allows us to … [Read more...]