Archive | June, 2011

Blacknight Warn Consumers Against New gTLD Pre-Registration

June 30, 2011 – Carlow Ireland -Blacknight ( warn domain registrants to beware of companies offering pre-registrations in New gTLDs. Last week in Singapore, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), announced that it would launch a program to include new generic top-level domains.  For those unfamiliar with the terminology, gTLD is an acronym […]

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New TLDs Explained In Plain English

ICANN has released a video which explains in simple terms what new TLDs are all about and what is going to happen: Related articles ICANN Board Votes in Favour of New TLDs ( Blacknight Welcomes the Approval of New gTLDs ( George Sadowsky’s Explanation of His No Vote (

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Blacknight Welcomes the Approval of New gTLDs

This morning in Singapore, the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a program that will change the Internet, as we know it. Blacknight ( welcome  ICANN’ s decision to launch new generic top-level domains. A top-level domain includes extensions (as in after the dot) such as .com, .net, .org. The New gTLD […]

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ICANN 41 Singapore Next Week

Later today I’ll be starting my journey to the 41st public ICANN meeting which is being held in Singapore. As usual the official meeting doesn’t start until Monday, but the timetable for the weekend is pretty full! I’ll be speaking on several panels and sessions throughout the week on a range of topics ranging from […]

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Get Your IPv6 On

Today is World IPv6 Day. It’s geektastic! So what is actually happening today? A lot of content providers from the four corners of the globe are “switching on” IPv6 for their websites today. That means that if your ISP is giving you an IPv6 connection you’ll be able to connect to the content via v6 […]

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Co Breaks 1 Million Domain Mark

The .co story is pretty inspiring. In just over a year .co has managed to get domain registrations up to a very respectable number: 1 million Over 1 million .co domain names have been registered That is impressive. If you want to get a .co domain name for your business or personal project then now […]

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