Protectyour.org is pleased to partner with the following organizations on spreading the important message of preserving and protecting the value of .ORG domain names.
If your organization is interested in partnering with PIR on the first international public awareness campaign to preserve and protect the value of .ORG domain names, send e-mail to Wendy Rickard or call +1 609-466-4343. Click on Campaign Partnership for more information about the partnership program.
Alfa-Redi is a Civil Society organization based in Latin America that researches, discusses, and formulates proposals and courses of action in areas concerning Information Society policy. It also provides education and training in these matters. With its origins on the Internet, and its digitally connected staff, Alfa-Redi seeks to leverage the opportunities of an Information Society in support of Latin America and the Caribbean countries.
Alfa-Redi has four areas of research, proposal, and action:
- Legal Framework of Information Society,
- Domain Names, IP Numbers and Internet Governance in Latin America,
- Traditional Culture and ICT; and,
- Application of ICT in Human Development Projects
Alfa Redi's activities are both in project research and development, as well as serving as consultants to governmental, private, and civil organizations. It also creates opportunities for dialogue and diffusion for regional experts to share information with each other and with experts from other areas.
For more information see www.alfa-redi.org
Ascio Technologies is part of Group NBT plc. Group NBT is the leading UK domain name management company and managed hosting provider. The company, which is ICANN-accredited and has more than 70 direct accreditations with ccTLD registries, has been providing services to the domain name market since 1995 and has a significant customer base throughout Europe and the US. Ascio's TLD portal offers comprehensive coverage on data requirements, documentation requirements, legal issues, validation rules, processing times, processing automation and other information for domain businesses. It is a fully searchable database that makes it possible to service customers in a fast and proactive manner.
More information can be found on www.groupnbt.com
CORE is a not-for-profit membership association of Internet domain name registrars and registries operating on a cost-recovery basis and a shared registration system (SRS) for Internet domain names. The company was created in 1997 based on the Generic Top-Level Domains Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to launch new names spaces. It is skilled in the registrar business and in the Registries development. Since its launch, CORE has been active in the development of protocols and methodologies to facilitate access to domain registrations, including a multi-protocol Shared Registration System (SRS) and registration gateway.
More information can be found at www.corenic.org
The goal of Grassroots.org is to adopt 10,000 nonprofit members and to provide each with an average of $10,000 of services per year at no charge (for a total savings of $100 million per year!). It also plans to develop, in cooperation with specialist partners, more than 30 high-profile nonprofit Internet portals.
At Grassroots.org, everyday citizens benefit from free, action-oriented information by way of online forums and through social-action e-mail addresses, blogs, and other technologies. In addition, members gain access to the organization’s Grassroots Toolbox, which offers full-featured Web hosting as well as free domain registration, Web design, mentoring services, consulting, and more. Through this unique strategy, individuals working in the public interest are better able to express themselves, learn, share, and volunteer on important projects.
For more information, see www.grassroots.org
The Internet SOCiety (ISOC) is a professional membership society with more than 100 organization and over 20,000 individual members in over 180 countries. It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB).
Since 1992, the Internet Society has served as the international organization for global coordination and cooperation on the Internet, promoting and maintaining a broad spectrum of activities focused on the Internet's development, availability, and associated technologies.
The organization acts not only as a global clearinghouse for Internet information and education but also as a facilitator and coordinator of Internet-related initiatives around the world. Through its annual International Networking (INET) conference and other sponsored events, developing-country training workshops, tutorials, statistical and market research, publications, public policy and trade activities, regional and local chapters, standardization activities, committees and an international secretariat, the Internet Society serves the needs of the growing global Internet community. From commerce to education to social issues, our goal is to enhance the availability and utility of the Internet on the widest possible scale.
The North American Consumer Project on Electronic Commerce (NACPEC) is a Mexico-based organization that provides online information about public policy issues that affect consumers on the Internet. NACPEC equips national and international policy makers with the information and understanding they need in order to make decisions that help them protect consumers and foster the development of the consumer electronic marketplace. Through its bilingual Web site (English and Spanish), NACPEC provides detailed information sources and facilitates research guidance to international organizations, government agencies, law enforcement networks, academia, consumer groups, and civil society organizations involved in consumer policy making. NACPEC currently focuses its work on six important areas of electronic consumer protection: (1) general regulatory aspects in North America, Mexico and Europe, (2) jurisdiction and applicable law; (3) online dispute resolution; (4) spam and phishing; (5) spyware; and (6) identity theft.
NACPEC is a nonprofit organization supported through the work and collaborations of the academic sector in Mexico. The organization currently provides consumer advocacy support through its online forum at http://www.nacpec.org/es/apoyo_al_consumidor/index.php, which is used to assist and provide legal advice and support the rights of Mexican consumers who have experienced deceptive and fraudulent practices on the Internet.
For more information see: http://www.nacpec.org/en/