NGO domain pages will launch in May
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NGO domain pages will launch in May

28 Jan 2015 | Kirsty Weakley
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The Public Interest Registry will make the .ngo generic top-level domain name generally available from 6 May, as part of a new package of online services for charities.

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Data from controversial Samaritans app to be deleted

Samaritans has promised that all data collected by its Twitter monitoring app will be deleted and the charity will respond individually to people who expressed concern.

Presenters BBC Children in Need

The Post Office has become the first UK organisation to allow Twitter users to donate to charity through a tweet, with proceeds going to BBC Children in Need.

Samaritans pulls controversial Twitter Radar app

Samaritans has suspended its Twitter monitoring application a week and a half after it launched, for “further consideration” following criticism from online campaigners.

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