, "The DotOrg Foundation [update: Note that the organization is now known as the Public Interest Registry
], along with its operating partners, is committed to stable, efficient and affordable management of the .org registry." Most of us don't spend a lot of time thinking about the Internet's basic "plumbing," and few spend much time thinking about .org
and the group that is responsible for maintaining it. That group did, however, have a booth at SXSW
. That's where Timothy Lord interviewed .org spokesperson Thuy LeDinh, who was happy to explain what the .org people do and why they do it.