Archive | September, 2011


O domenach w Warszawie – Domain

This is a guest post from Krystian Kozerawski aka “our man in Warsaw” W ubiegły czwartek, w warszawskim hotelu Radisson miała miejsce konferencja domenowa, pod nazwą Domain, poświęcona rynkowi domenowemu w Polsce i na świecie. Tematami przewodnimi było wprowadzenie nowych domen globalnych i lokalnych, wpływ jaki będzie to miało na wtórny rynek domen w […]

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webfestme-backdrop.jpg Videos

Webfest, which was held last week in Budva, Montenegro, was streamed live.If you didn’t get to see it then you can still watch the sessions online as they were recorded.Here are the two I was involved with: On domains / hosting in general, with GoDaddy’s Yong Lee: Marketing on a shoestring budget: The slides I […]

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BTW – This Thursday the 22nd

Once again Blacknight is sponsoring the BTW ( Blogger Twitter Whatever ) meetup that’s happening on Thursday the 22nd September in Rúta on King St North, Dublin. You can find more details over on Jason’s blog – Blogger Twitter Whatever September 22nd so why not sign up if you plan on attending. It’s a great […]

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Celebrate Webfest With .Me

Webfest is taking place later this week in Budva, Montenegro and I’m one of the speakers (though probably the least famous one!). The event has a very impressive lineup including Matt Mullenweg (WordPress), Tony Conrad (, Andraž Tori (Zemanta) and many more. To celebrate Webfest we’re running a special discount offer on .me domains.You can […]

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Company Statement Regarding Tax Situation

Over the last couple of days there has been some talk about our tax affairs in the Irish media.Since this seems be a cause of concern for some of our clients we are issuing the following statement, as well as publishing our current tax clearance certificate. Blacknight has always paid its taxes and this problem […]

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New TLDs From Registrar Perspective

Last week I was speaking at the 4th International Conference for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe in Novi Sad, Serbia. Here are the slides, though they might not make a huge amount of sense, as they’re more notes than anything else New TLDs from a Registrar Perspective View more presentations […]

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Speaking On New TLDs In Serbia

I’ll be speaking on a panel about new TLDs at the 4th International Conference for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe next week in Serbia. The conference will bring together domain industry experts from all over Europe for two days with a fairly packed agenda. Topics that are on the agenda […]

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Dot XXX Enters the Sunrise Period

Register your .XXX domains now

Yesterday saw the launch of the Dot XXX Sunrise period for domain registrations. The sunrise period consists of two sides; A and B. In the Sunrise A grouping Those companies with a trademark or an existing general Top Level Domain ( .com / .net and so on ) will be able to apply for theirdomain […]

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KnightBuilder Gets an Update

Last week saw us making a pretty major upgrade to KnightBuilder for the Getting Irish Business Online Project. So rather than boring you with major technical details I’ll just dive right into the guts of what has changed. 1: The “about us” page and “News” pages have changed. They are now considered as Extra Pages […]

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