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Keeping More Data in the European Union

We’ve written quite a bit over the last few months about data protection, privacy and, of course, GDPR. We’ve always been very cautious about how our data and that of our clients is handled. Wherever possible we’ve always tried to keep data in Ireland or at least firmly within the European Union. However in some […]

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2017 “A Record Year” for New IE Domain Registrations

IE Domain Registry, the company responsible for managing and maintaining Ireland’s country-code domain name, .IE, has published its annual report for 2017. Turnover increased by 3 percent from €3.03 million in 2016 to €3.12 million in 2017. The company recorded an operating profit after tax surplus of €255,252, an increase on an operating loss after […]

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Current Whois Data vs Historic Whois Data Published via 3rd Parties

We often get contacted by clients who have questions and queries about whois data or domain name registration data. People get understandably upset when the information they’ve provided in good faith to simply register a domain name, is abused by unscrupulous marketers to try and sell them products and services they’ve never expressed any interest […]

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Have you Heard our Ad on RTÉ Radio 1?

We’ve been advertising on RTÉ Radio 1 for a few weeks now, on primetime programmes like Morning Ireland and Drivetime. If you haven’t heard it, click here for a listen!   The message is simple, designed to make the most of 20 seconds of airtime. In a nutshell: “Customers place more trust in businesses that […]

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Public WHOIS in a GDPR World

Come May 25th the General Data Protection Regulation aka GDPR will be in force and many companies will have made significant changes to how they handle personal information in order to comply with the law. I recently shared a “bird’s eye view” of our GDPR preparation and we’ve already touched on how .IE and .UK […]

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The Secure Domain For Apps is Here!

Over the past couple of years hundreds of new domain name extensions have been made available to businesses and individuals around the globe. Choice is a good thing, so we’ve been happy to offer most of those domain names to our clients around the world. However there are a few domain name extensions that have […]

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