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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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Vote for Blacknight.blog in the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016

Vote for the Blacknight Blog for Blog Awards Ireland

Not only has our company blog found a new home as one of the first blogs using the new .BLOG domain, but Blacknight.blog also has the honour of being shortlisted in two categories of the Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards 2016. Blacknight.blog is a finalist in two of the corporate blog categories: Digital & Technology, and also Marketing and Communications. 20% of the […]

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IEDR Wants YOUR Input! Should An Aftermarket For IE Domains Be Allowed?

Over the past year or so I’ve been involved with the IEDR’s Policy Advisory Committee along with representatives from other registrars, the Irish government and a variety of other stakeholder organisations. So far we’ve been working our way through a number of policy changes that have been on the table for some time. Some of the […]

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Blacknight is Hiring!

It’s Summer! We’re Hiring!

It’s summer, and Blacknight is hiring! Once again we’re looking for people to join our team, in sales, software development, marketing and customer service. We’ve been busy developing and enhancing our products and services, and there are lots of interesting challenges ahead for talented people to get their teeth into. We’ve also put a lot of work into […]

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The IANA Transition Cannot Be Held Hostage

Back in March 2014 the US government, via the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, which is part of the US Department of Commerce, signalled that it was ready to decouple the US government from the IANA functions. While the announcement from NTIA may have come as a surprise to some, it was something that had been […]

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