Archive | March, 2009

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New gTLDs Delayed

The 34th ICANN public meeting drew to a close the other day with a rather heated public forum. The public forum is essentially a bit like “speakers’ corner”, where anyone who wants to address the ICANN board can do so. One of the recurring themes throughout the ICANN meeting was the topic of the new […]

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IIA NetVisionary Nominations Now Open

IIA NetVisionary Nominations Now Open

The Irish Internet Association’s annual awards (Netvisionaries) are now accepting nominations. You do not need to be a member to nominate someone, so please feel free to nominate those people you think are deserving of recognition. One basic rule – check the past winners list, as you cannot nominate anyone who won last year or […]

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Attention Twitter Followers!

Image of bksolutions If you don’t use Twitter you can ignore this post … We have been using the Twitter a/c @bksolutions for the last few months, as we could not get @blacknight (it was already in use). Earlier this evening we were able to gain control of the @blacknight account on Twitter (the previous […]

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Possible Delays With IE Registrations

We have been informed that the IEDR is currently experiencing a very high volume of registration and update requests. As a result of this there may be some delay in processing new registrations, transfers and updates. If you are registering a personal domain name, please ensure that you have provided the documentation as outlined on […]

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ICANN 34 Opens In Mexico

ICANN 34 Opens In Mexico

ICANN‘s 34th public meeting officially opened earlier today in Mexico City. The “hot topic” for this meeting will be “new gTLDs”. At the meeting in Paris last year ICANN paved the way for the introduction of a whole new range of domain extensions. While many in the media hailed the announcement as being a “free […]

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Customer Service With A Smile?

People get confused by technology, so they reach out to their providers for help and guidance. Unfortunately not everyone is good humoured or patient about it (and that’s on both sides). Earlier today I was trying to sort out a rather annoying issue I had with Flickr (it was of my own making – not […]

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