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Public Interest Registry Names Alexa A. S. Raad as New CEO

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexa A. S. Raad, an entrepreneurial technology executive, as its new CEO. The appointment is effective July 9, 2007. Ms. Raad brings more than 20 years of experience from the telecommunications, payment, and Internet sectors. more

Protect Your .ORG Campaign Attracts Registrars Worldwide

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce that Ascio Technologies, Inc. and CORE, a not-for-profit membership association of Internet domain name registrars have joined the Protectyour.org international public awareness campaign as partners. more

Internet Society Calls for Nominations to the Public Interest Registry Board

The Internet Society (ISOC) seeks nominations of highly qualified individuals to serve on the board of directors of the Public Interest Registry (PIR) for the period 2008-2010. PIR was created by the Internet Society to manage the .ORG domain. more

New Worldwide Internet Leaders Appointed to the Public Interest Registry .ORG Advisory Council

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) announced today the appointment of 3 new Worldwide Advisory Council members and the reappointment of 3 current Advisory Council members to fill expiring term open seats. more

NeuStar Extends Relationship Providing DNS Service for Hong Kong’s Internet Infrastructure

NeuStar, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a two-year extension of its contract to provide Secondary DNS services for .HK, Hong Kong's top-level Internet domain (TLD). more

NeuStar Launches Chinese and Japanese Language Domain Names in .BIZ TLD

NeuStar has deployed internationalized domain names (IDNs) for both the Chinese and the Japanese languages in the .BIZ top- level Internet domain. Interested registrants will be able to secure .BIZ domain names using these characters as of April 21, 2007. more

NeuStar to Enhance Global Internet Security by Hosting Core DNS Root Nameserver

NeuStar announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. (ISC) to host its F-root nameserver (one of the Internet's 13 global DNS root nameservers) on NeuStar's DNS Shield infrastructure. more

Spanish .ORG IDNs Registrations Available March 3rd

As part of its ongoing efforts to improve the Internet and ensure access for users worldwide, Public Interest Registry (PIR), the .ORG registry, will make available Spanish Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) on 03 March 2007. more

Campaign To Protect .ORG Domains Gains Traction with Partnership Program

The Public Interest Registry (PIR) is pleased to announce partnership agreements with four organizations in support of its newly launched public awareness campaign. more

Call for Nominations to the Public Interest Registry .ORG Advisory Council

Seeking individuals with significant Internet leadership experience within the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization (NGO) and domain name arenas who represent the broad and geographically diverse spectrum of the global noncommercial community. more