Author Archive | Michele Neylon

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Extending Whois Privacy

We’ve been offering “whois privacy” with .com and .net domain names for several years. We have now extended the service to include several other domain name extensions, which means you can now get it with the following domain names: .biz domains .buzz domains .com domains .org domains .co domains .mobi domains .net domains .space domains […]

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Is Simplifying IE Domain Rules a Bad Thing?

  As we mentioned yesterday there is an ongoing public consultation on simplifying the IE domain name registration policy. We think this is a very positive move and are supportive of it. However some people have contacted us to express their concerns. The proposed changes are fairly dramatic, though they’re not out of line with […]

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Why I’m Spending This Week in Washington DC

Blacknight, as you know, is a 100% Irish owned and operated company. It’s something we’re proud of and one of the many reasons Irish businesses trust us to provide them with services. This week, however, I am not in Ireland. I’m not even in Europe. Instead I am in Washington DC  joining other members of […]

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Making Sure Domains Work Everywhere

Once upon a time domains were simpler. A domain extension (the bit on the right of the dot) was at most 3 letters long. And the only valid character set for a domain name (either side of the dot) was the standard Latin one without any accents of any kind. So if you were writing […]

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Domain Discounts to Shout About

We like running offers and discounts on domain names and hosting. Normally we run a discount promotion on one or two domain extensions at a time, but this time round we are running mega promotion across over 150 domain name extensions. Over 150! So which domain names are in the discount offer? There’s a lot […]

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