Archive | August, 2015

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Blacknight.tech Is Now Live!

I’ve always been a strong believer that we should “eat our own dogfood”. If we’re going to sell a service to our customers then we should try and use it ourselves. Sure, not all services we sell to our customers are going to be appropriate for our own use, but when it comes to things […]

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Get .Online!

Earlier this week the .online domain name went live. It’s now available to register by anyone anywhere. So far the .online domain names have been very popular with over 40 thousand domains registered in the first couple of days! Put that in perspective, there are only just over 200 thousand .ie domain names in total […]

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Want To Join The Irish Chapter of ISOC?

The Internet Society has been around for years, but while there are some Irish members, there isn’t an Irish chapter. That’s changing (hopefully!). In the last week an application to form an Irish chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC) was submitted. While the chapter is currently only in its formative stage it is actively recruiting […]

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We’ve Dropped The Price Of .io Domains

Over the past few months we’ve had to update the prices we charge on domain names to compensate for both currency fluctuations and the cost increases from domain name registries. However yesterday we did something completely different. We dropped the price on .io domain names. Being able to drop the price on a product or […]

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Vote For Our Panel At SXSW!

At the 2015 SXSW I ended up speaking at an in the GermanHaus where the focus was on privacy – a topic that I’ve spoken about quite a lot over the last couple of years. For next year’s SXSW we’re trying to get a panel together with the Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2C)  to talk about […]

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ICANN54 Pre-Event in Dublin

ICANN will be holding its 54th public meeting at the end of October in Dublin, hosted by INEX. It’s the first time Dublin has played host to the ICANN public meeting and from what I’ve seen and heard over the past few months, it’s going to be a very well attended meeting. Hopefully we’ll see […]

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At Dublin Horse Show This Week? So Are We!

This week the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show is being held in the RDS, Dublin. It’s a big event and apart from lots of horses, there are also several hundred companies, including ourselves, showing off their wares to the public. However in honour of the horse show we’ve rebranded .. sort of .. For the […]

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