CoCCA, which is the registry operator for several country code top level domains (ccTLDs) is making some significant changes to their policies effective November 7th 2011. You can read the official announcement on their site here. We were only informed of this policy change this evening – a week prior to it coming into effect. […]
Archive | October, 2011
Image via Wikipedia RIPE 63 is being held this week in Vienna, Austria and I’ll be heading out to the meeting tomorrow (assuming Air France’s industrial actions don’t affect me!) One of the areas that I’m particularly interested in is network abuse and as such I’ll be presenting on Tuesday afternoon as part of the […]
Tydzień temu, w warszawskim hotelu Polonia odbyła się kolejna edycja imprezy MeetDomainers. Nie było to jednak tylko spotkanie branży domenowej, wiele z wystąpień poświęconych było inwestowaniu, od startupów internetowych czy technologicznych, po tematy – wydawać by się mogło – zupełnie odległe.
Here at Blacknight we’re strong believers in supporting interesting and / or worthy causes. We’ve sponsored plenty of events over the last few years and hopefully we’ll continue to be able to do so. Personally I love the concept behind 24 The Web. It’s so simple and incredible, so when I heard that Stewart was […]
Successful scams aren’t complicated. They don’t involve lots of technology. They simply involve fooling people and using “old tech” ie. paper, pen and signatures to scam money out of companies. EU Business Register is one of those “services”. Here’s the current version of the form – that they’re distributing via spam email: Notice the costs? […]
Over the past few weeks our technical team have been working on integrating IDN domain names. IDN domains are “internationalised” so with an IDN domain name you can put in the accents like the “fada” in Irish, or the Spanish N (Ñ) directly into the domain name.So, for example, I’ve registered Mícheál.eu, while other members […]
A couple of days ago the finalists ie. the shortlist for the Realex Irish Web Awards was announced. There are a LOT of familiar names on there, as well as quite a few that I don’t recognise. If you have a few minutes to spare head on over and check out the list – there’s […]