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Lack Of Safe Harbor Could Hurt

If you have an even passing interest in privacy you’ll probably be aware that “Safe Harbor” is dead. Safe Harbor (sic) was, essentially, an agreement that allowed for the transfer of personal data from the EU to the US safely. Essentially US companies agreed that they’d apply the same standards of privacy (and security) to […]

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Doing Some Lobbying “On The Hill”

Just over a week ago I was in Washington DC as part of the Internet Infrastructure Coalition‘s delegation. Over the course of two days we met with quite a few Hill staffers, congress people and representatives. It was a fascinating experience, though also incredibly tiring. Why does Blacknight care? Blacknight is an Irish company. While […]

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6 Things Every Business Owner Should Do

So you’ve invested in an online presence. You’ve got your own domain name, right? You’ve got an attractive website? Have you forgotten anything? Here are 6 things we think every business website owner needs to do with their website to help bring it to the next level and make consumers comfortable doing business with you […]

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Blacknight Goes on Offensive Against Fake Pharma, Irish registrar announces partnership with LegitScript

Going on Offensive Against Fake Pharma, Irish registrar announces partnership with LegitScript

I love the internet. I believe in it. I believe that it can make our lives better, improve our choices, help us to gain access to information quickly and easily and also help us to save money. But there’s also a “dark side” and ugly “underbelly”. There’s a very large part of the internet that […]

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Speak Your Mind On Copyright

We’ve written about copyright, digital rights and our views on the entire thing several times over the past few months. If you missed any of our previous articles on the subject they’re here, here and here. The Irish government has signed into law the SI, which doesn’t really surprise me. It was pretty clear that […]

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Keep Calm And Read On

Calm Reasoned Dialogue Helps

The last week or so has been “interesting” to say the least. (Last time round it was only a couple of days. …. now it’s stretched to a week) It’s also been incredibly busy, which is why I’m only getting round to posting this now and even now I doubt that anything I post will […]

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