.ORG Launches Website Makeover Contest

Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .ORG domain, today announced the launch of its . as part of an ongoing effort to empower nonprofit organizations and groups to effectively advance their causes online. Today through November 8, Public Interest Registry is accepting nominations from leaders and representatives of organizations and nonprofits for a chance to win a newly … [Read more...]

Killer Domain Tv.Org Dropping Tomorrow; BSF.com In Auction Already

A couple of Dropping domains worth noting. A truly great domain name is on the drop list for tomorrow, Tv.Org The domain was owned by TSL of Panama which seemed to have acquired the domain in 2009. The original registrant of the domain seems to be the late Igal Lichtman who owned the domain back in 2004 then it went under privacy until 2007 where is showed  NetrinoUK Limited  of London as … [Read more...]

.Org Registrations up 13.6% in 1st Half of 2013 to 10.3 Million

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 international and domestic growth of .ORG from January to July 2013. Specifically, the report revealed that new .ORG registrations increased by 13.6 percent in the first half of 2013. Other findings from "The Dashboard" … [Read more...]

ICANN Approves Renewal Of .Info; .Org and .Biz Registry Contracts Without URS Being Included

According to a resolution passed by the ICANN Board,  ICANN has renewed the registry contracts for the .info, .biz and .org contracts without the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) being included. On the issue of not requiring the URS to be added to the registry contracts ICANN said: ""There was a specific community concern raised, and subsequent letters provided to the Board, regarding the … [Read more...]

Internet.org Acquired By Zuckberberg From Domain Investor After He Owned It For Just One Month

Domain name investor Daniel Thralow may have made one of the great flips of all time on the domain name Internet.org which Facebook Founder Mark Zuckberberg announced last night was the name of  his project to bring the Internet to the 5 billion people who don't have access. The domain was sold by Andrew Rosener of Media Options Inc in July who just acquired it back in April. The domain was … [Read more...]

Facebook’s Zuckberberg Plans To Connect The World Using Internet.Org; Owned By Andrew Rosener Until July

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg late Tuesday announced on his Facebook  page, the formation of a partnership with Samsung Electronics, Nokia, Qualcomm  Ericsson, MediaTek and Opera to develop joint projects, share knowledge, and mobilize industry and governments to bring the world online,and to  make Internet access available to everyone on Earth. The group is rolling this program out under the … [Read more...]

Sedo Sells Medicine.Org For $75,000

The domain name Medicine.Org for $75,000 on Sedo tonight. The domain was sold after the Sedo weekly report was issued and therefore not included. The domain has an original registration date of 1995. The domain was sold by Eric Shannon of LatPro, Inc. who seems to have owned the domain since late 2006. Congrats to the buyer and seller … [Read more...]