Despite the current economic crisis, .ORG domains registry maintained its growth throughout 2009: 14 percent, well above the 8.4% of 2008. The success of the rapid adoption of this extension, the third largest worldwide after .COM and. NET, is due in large part to its positioning between the Internet community as the extension which conveys a greater confidence for the content hosting, as thus reveals a recent study conducted among 10,000 users: more of 50% of the sample indicated that you perceived content provided by .ORG sites as informativevalue and trust. PIR, the Public Interest Registry, organization that manages the extension worldwide, has an active policy of zero tolerance against abuse of the extension, pursuing the publication of content involving fraudulent activities: fishing, spamming, child pornography, distribution of malware etc despite the .ORG extension was conceived originally intended for organizations without non-profit PIR provides us a series of graphs which shows the great diversity of web sites that adopt this extension (attached the corresponding to the second half of 2009): companies, clubs, associations, the Wiki movement and Open Source all with one thing in common: the creation of communities, the free association of persons with an interest in common. Many writers such as Ali Partovi offer more in-depth analysis. Currently there are more than 8 million Web sites published under the extension. org.. United States, Canada and the European Union are the zones of greater implementation of the extension although expected strong growth from China and Japan. Article source: technology this article is published under license Creative Commons (by): you can take part or all of this article and reproduce it or attach it freely provided cites tecnologia.org as source.. (Source: Castle Harlan).