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Sarah McCreesh of IE Domain Registry is a guest on the Blacknight Podcast. She talks about the registry's new dispute resolution policy.

New Policy Finds Favour for Dot-IE Disputes [Audio]

In July IE Domain Registry (IEDR) introduced an Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (ADRP) for domain name disputes. The existing formal IE Dispute Resolution Policy remains an available option, but the new process is designed to be simpler and less expensive for non-corporate complainants, who form the bulk of the .IE community. Neither policy affects a […]

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Off to Puerto Rico to Talk Domains

I am back in Puerto Rico this week to take part in a “DNS Week“. As the name suggests it is a week devoted to all things domains and DNS which is being organised by LACTLD, ICANN and the .pr domain name registry. It should be an interesting week, as there’ll be a good mix […]

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Students from Creagh College in Gorey check out the SimVirtua mixed reality experience in the IE Domain Registry Digital Dome at IEDR Internet Day 2018

‘Exceptional Growth’ as .IE Annual Report Shows a 29% Increase

IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the company responsible for managing the .IE registry, Ireland’s country-code domain name, has published its annual report and review for 2018. 51,040 new domain names were registered in 2018, an increase of 29.1% YoY (2017- 39,523). The total .IE domain database recorded 259,815 active domains by the end of 2018, up 10% […]

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ICANN GDD Bangkok 2019

Off to Bangkok for Domains & DNS

Next week ICANN is organising a number of events that are focussed on the more operational side of domains and DNS. For the last few years ICANN’s Global Domains Division (GDD) has organised an annual conference that was aimed at registrars, registries and related organisations, but with a much stronger focus on our day to […]

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Build Your Personal Brand

We talk about branding and marketing online quite a bit. It’s something we think is very important for everyone. It doesn’t matter if your business is one or two people, or has a staff of thousands. Having a strong, recognisable brand is important. Of course the same is true for any of us on an […]

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Upcoming Changes to EU Domains

We’ve been talking about .eu domain names and how they’re impacted by Brexit quite a bit over the last few months. This time round, however, we’re going to be looking at some upcoming changes to .eu that are not related to Brexit at all! As you may know the .eu domain space is a slightly […]

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EU Domain Brexit Update

We have been keeping a close eye on developments involving the .eu domain and Brexit. As a result of the most recent changes to Brexit the .eu domain name registry (EURid) have announced that they are suspending all actions for now. Once the UK’s plans with respect to withdrawing from the European Union are updated […]

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