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PIR: Domainers split over proper pronunciation of ‘ORG’

PIR, the .org domain Registry, has revealed that in a recent poll among domainers, a serious operating issue became evident. While there is no doubt that the overall success of .org domains over the years is paramount, particularly since .org domain registrations exceed 10 million, few domainers actually know how ‘ORG’ is pronounced. “A lot […]

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PIR confirms 10 millionth .ORG domain has been registered

Public Interest Registry – the managers of dot .ORG domain names – has confirmed the post we made a few days ago, announcing the 10 millionth registration of .ORG domains! Domain number 10,000,000 was JADForum.org – registered at GoDaddy on June 24, 2012. In a press release, PIR states: Public Interest Registry Hits 10 Million […]

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Dot .ORG domain registrations cross the 10 Million milestone!

The PIR Registry, managers of .ORG domains, should be jubilant. According to Hosterstats, there were 9,999,090 registered .ORG domains on July 1st, 2012. With a month-to-month growth of over 30,000 .ORG domains, the 10 millionth .ORG domain has already been registered! Originally used by organizations and non-profit corporations, .ORG domains are nowadays used by companies […]

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Domainers rush for last minute .ORG savings

Thousands of domainers are rushing for a last minute shopping spree, as the price of .ORG domains goes up on July 1st. There were reported instances of crashed servers due to large traffic, at GoDaddy, Name.com, eNom and Fabulous.com. “It’s incredible what a small pending price increase can do to consumer initiative,” said Linda Orgullo […]

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PIR is down for maintenance

PIR – the .ORG Registry – is currently down, but not for long: Currently .ORG registry is performing a scheduled maintenance. The maintenance window is Feb 11, 10 am – 2 pm EST (Feb 11, 3 pm – 7 pm UTC). During this time, registrations, renewals, transfers and WHOIS lookups will not be available. DNS […]

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