The new .ngo and .ong domain names for charities and non-governmental organisations started their ‘sunrise’ period on 17th March. This is a 30 day window in which brand owners that have registered their trademark(s) in the Trademark Clearinghouse have early access to their related domain name.
Limited registration then opens on 21st April, for organisations that have already submitted an Expression of Interest. General availability starts on 6th May. » Continue reading news item ... “dot ngo addresses available to register”
Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, has a new brand identity for the upcoming .ngo and .ong domains and an accompanying suite of services. Set to launch in early 2015, “OnGood is an online community designed with and for NGOs and nonprofits worldwide”.
News release or go to http://globalngo.org/.
An online interview with the CEO of Public Interest Registry which will be bringing in the use of the .ngo web domain states that websites are likely to be able to use this address in late 2013 or early 2014. On Livemint.
(Via Civicus tweet)