Archive | May, 2015

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.Irish Is Go!

I love it when a plan comes together .. The .irish domain name extension is finally in “landrush” and “general availability”, when everyone will be able to get their preferred domain on a first come first served basis is only a few weeks away. This is exciting. A domain name for the global Irish community […]

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Want a Free Ticket to DomainFest Bulgaria? You’re Welcome!

DomainFest Bulgaria is on next week in Sofia, coinciding with Bulgarian Internet Week and the European Dialogue on Internet Governance. If you’re involved with domains it will be a great opportunity to network – and if you’re just getting started, a chance to learn. Blacknight CEO Michele Neylon is among the speakers. We’ve got 20 Blacknight Scholarships to give away, […]

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Speaking At IGF Spain

I’m spending this week in Barcelona and Madrid. As I mentioned a couple of days ago the APWG meeting is being held in Barcelona, so I’ve been attending some of its sessions. Tomorrow, however, I’ll be attending and speaking at the Spanish IGF. What exactly is the IGF? It’s the “internet governance forum”, so it’s […]

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We Treat All our Business Equally

Equality & Love Win

Last Friday the Irish people went to the polls. We had been asked to vote on a change to our constitution. A few words. Nothing more, nothing less. But the change that was being contemplated was more than just a few words. For thousands of Irish citizens the proposed change would recognise them as being […]

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APWG eCrime Research Syncup Barcelona

I’ve been a member of the APWG for several years, but for a variety of reasons I’ve never been able to attend any of their events. The APWG was originally the “anti-phishing working group”, but its role and remit has changed over the years, as have the cybercrime threats that we all have to deal […]

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Remember To Vote!

Tomorrow’s vote is important. Both my personal position and that of the company’s is public and won’t change. However unless people actually turn up tomorrow at the polls and cast their votes So here’s today’s simple message: Remember to vote Yelling at your computer screen, mobile phone, iPad or television is not the best way […]

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Flexible Cloud? We Got You Covered!

Cloud. It’s been the buzzword du jour for a couple of years now. Everyone wants “cloud”, or so they’re led to believe. And there are a lot of different services out there that are marketed as cloud services. But what exactly is a cloud platform that you really want? How can you combine the technology […]

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Celebrate Dot Club With Blacknight

Celebrate .club with Blacknight but HURRY!

Did you know that the .club extension is the second most popular new domain extension to date. To celebrate their 1 year anniversary we’re offering you the chance to grab a .club domain for just 87 cents. Are you a member of a club or a group? Be it a sports club, book club, wine […]

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Save The Link!

Links. They are what drive the web. The humble link is how we connect one website to another, how we share those funny cat videos, those emotional moments, the stories of the day. If it’s on the web then you need a link to reach it (somehow). But what if you had to get permission […]

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Children Deserve a Domain and a Website

Children Deserve a Website and a Domain

You know I’m not sure exactly sure when I asked the boss to get us a stock photography subscription. What I do know is that it has been a breath of fresh air ever since we got one. You can buy stock photography generally from 1 euro up. With a subscription this gets significantly cheaper and […]

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