Archive | December, 2011

Blacknight Says No To SOPA

Blacknight Does Not Support SOPA

We’ve always been strong believers in striking as sane a balance as possible between privacy, freedom of expression and protection of both 3rd parties’ rights and due process. We maintain good relations with law enforcement, government and the security community. We take our responsibility as a good corporate citizen in the internet ecosystem very seriously. […]

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Cloud Store Updates

New options available on Cloud Hosting

We’re rolling out a number of upgrades to our cloud hosting platform today. The first that we’re happy to announce is the availablilty of CloudLinux. CloudLinux is a commercial Linux OS that is designed specifically for hosting and offers much better reliability and stability than other Linux distributions. As a special offer monthly cloud hosting […]

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Christmas 2011 opening hours

Christmas Opening Hours

While our servers might be working 24/7/365 our staff will be taking some time off over the Christmas holidays. So here are the opening hours for our offices over the Christmas break: Friday 23rd December 2011 – 08:00 – 15:00 Monday 26th December 2011 – closed Tuesday 27th December 2011 – reduced hours and reduced […]

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Wordpress 3.3 is here

WordPress 3.3 is out

These types of posts are quite common for us but they really are worth repeating. Please Note: This post applies to Shared Hosting Customers with self installs ( as well as VPS / Cloud customers with self installs ) of WordPress and NOT to Application Vault WordPress installs WordPress 3.3 was released last night and […]

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Dot NET 4.0

.NET 4.0 is now available

We’re happy to announce that from today the .NET 4.0 framework is available via the control panel on all Windows 2008 hosting subscriptions. We had previously manually enabled dot net 4.0 on a number of webspaces and these should now show .Net 4.0 via the control panel.

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Expose Yourself to the world of XXX 2

XXX Goes Live and This Is How We Push It

We’re the only Irish company offering the new .xxx domain name extension, as we’re the only Irish company that has  ever been accredited by ICANN as a domain name registrar. So how on earth does an Irish company promote .xxx domain names? I guess the answer is – very carefully. So here are a few […]

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xxx domain names

XXX Opening For General Registration

Tomorrow afternoon the .xxx domain will finally “go live”. If you applied for a .xxx domain name during sunrise or landrush then your domain names should go live tomorrow as well. The two exceptions to this being a “blocking” registration or where you’ve ended up in an auction against someone else. People have been asking […]

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Redirect Your Defensive .Tel Domains

Defensive domain registrations can be quite “painful” to manage. If you’re trying to protect your brand or identity online you can easily end up registering quite a few alternatives to your main domain. With “normal” domain names this isn’t too much of an issue to manage, as you can point one domain at another, so […]

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