.ORG Increases Prices By 10%
As first reported by InternetNews.me, PIR the registry that operates the .ORG top level domain (TLD) has announced that it will be increasing the cost of the .ORG domain names effective July 1st 2013. The increase to registrars will be 10% or 55 cents per domain per year making the .ORG more expensive then the .COM domain when the price increase takes effect mid year.
For those who have kept up with the domain and TLD industry this is the second time within the 2 years that the Public Interest Registry (PIR) .ORG will be raising prices as the last increase was implemented on April 1st of 2011 and prior to that increase was in November 2008 which was the first increase since its inception in 2003.
Customers can still take advantage of the current .org pricing by registering their domains now or locking in their domains for multiple years.