Author Archive | Michele Neylon

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GDPR Perspectives Webinar

We’ve talked about GDPR a few times over the last few months, but our focus has been mostly around the implications for domain name whois ie. the public directory associated with domain names. I’d love to say that we won’t be talking about that again in the future, but nothing could be further from the […]

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IE Domain Registration to be Simplified

The short version: Before the end of March 2018 the .ie domain name registry rules are going to be simplified. A LOT. All you’ll need to do is show your “connection” with Ireland in order to get a .ie domain name. What that means is that if you’re an Irish resident or business you’ll just […]

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30 years of .it registry

Italian ccTLD Celebrates 30 Years This Month

2017 marks 30 years of the .it domain name registry and they’re celebrating with an event in Milan later this month. I’ll be heading over to represent Blacknight, as a .it domain name registrar. The event should be pretty interesting as it’ll be focussed on the Italian digital economy with speakers from a broad variety […]

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ICANN 60 the GDPR Post-Mortem

I predicted that the ICANN meeting in Abu Dhabi last week would be dominated by discussions centring around GDPR. I was proven correct. Sure, there were other items on the agenda, some that took me and other attendees a little by surprise. But the topic that dominated the meeting was GDPR. With the clock ticking […]

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