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EU Domains – The First Few Days

As of Friday last, April 7th 2006, the .eu domain, which is intended to be the domain name for Europe has been open to everyone resident in the European Union. To date there have been nearly 1.5 million domains actively registered. Whether the rate of registrations will continue at the current rate remains to be […]

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Podcasting Channel Launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new podcasting channel on ENN in association with PodLeaders. Tom Raftery, who has built up a reputation as one of Ireland’s foremost podcasters, has been running a series of high profile interviews on podleaders.com for the last few months. Past interviewees have included Vint Cerf, Marc […]

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Speed Test Moved to New Network

We have just migrated our speed test site to our new network which peers at INEX, the Irish Internet Neutral Exchange. The site allows Irish internet users check their download, upload and roundtrip speeds for free, while also allowing them to track up to ten previous tests. The new connectivity means that the site is […]

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IE Domain Scammer

We have received a number of calls this week related to a new domain scam. While most domain scams are related to .com domains, this recent one is targetting owners of IE domains only. The caller, who identifies himself as “Steve” and gave a Dublin number, claims to be from the IEDR or possibly “the […]

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Commercial Applications of New Internet Channels

Throughout the year the Irish Internet Association is organising a series of events covering a range of topics related to the internet industry. On 12 April they are organising a half-day event covering blogging and podcasting. Brian Greene from Doop will be giving a talk on podcasting, while I will be giving one on blogging. […]

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

Today is a national holiday in Ireland and we would like to wish all our clients and suppliers a very happy and peaceful day. Needless to say our support desk will still be manned throughout the festivities, although our office will be closed

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The Internet Is Alive and Well

The Irish Internet Association, of which we are members, is organising a series of debates this year. The first debate is on the motion:The Internet is Crap and will not survive ! Needless to say I’ll be opposing the motion as will my team mates. Full details of the event are on the IIA site […]

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Expired IE domains – pick up a bargain

The aftermarket in domain names is a fascinating business where thousands of euro change hands on a daily basis. With IE domains dealing is practically forbidden, but there’s nothing to stop you from registering a “previously owned” domain name. We wanted to make it easy for our clients to find expired IE domains, so we […]

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And the winner is …..

Last night I had the pleasure of being at the inaugaral Irish Blog Awards in the Alexander hotel. As I mentioned previously we were sponsoring the awards, so I had the honour of handing over the iPod Nano to Damien Mulley, the event organiser. So who got to walk away with the awards? Damien has […]

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