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Blacknight Now ICANN Accredited

We are delighted to be able to tell the world that we are now an ICANN accredited registrar! I’ve been attending ICANN events and trying to get to grips with the entire setup for the last couple of years and quickly realised that the only way we could really move forward was to become accredited. […]

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Heading Off To Webhosting Day 2009

Next week a couple of us will be travelling to Phantasialand, which is somewhere near Cologne, Germany. For the last few years I’ve been getting invites to attend WebhostingDay, but haven’t been able to actually attend. It should be a good opportunity for us to meet up with several of our clients, industry colleagues and […]

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New gTLDs Delayed

The 34th ICANN public meeting drew to a close the other day with a rather heated public forum. The public forum is essentially a bit like “speakers’ corner”, where anyone who wants to address the ICANN board can do so. One of the recurring themes throughout the ICANN meeting was the topic of the new […]

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IIA NetVisionary Nominations Now Open

IIA NetVisionary Nominations Now Open

The Irish Internet Association’s annual awards (Netvisionaries) are now accepting nominations. You do not need to be a member to nominate someone, so please feel free to nominate those people you think are deserving of recognition. One basic rule – check the past winners list, as you cannot nominate anyone who won last year or […]

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Attention Twitter Followers!

Image of bksolutions If you don’t use Twitter you can ignore this post … We have been using the Twitter a/c @bksolutions for the last few months, as we could not get @blacknight (it was already in use). Earlier this evening we were able to gain control of the @blacknight account on Twitter (the previous […]

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Possible Delays With IE Registrations

We have been informed that the IEDR is currently experiencing a very high volume of registration and update requests. As a result of this there may be some delay in processing new registrations, transfers and updates. If you are registering a personal domain name, please ensure that you have provided the documentation as outlined on […]

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ICANN 34 Opens In Mexico

ICANN 34 Opens In Mexico

ICANN‘s 34th public meeting officially opened earlier today in Mexico City. The “hot topic” for this meeting will be “new gTLDs”. At the meeting in Paris last year ICANN paved the way for the introduction of a whole new range of domain extensions. While many in the media hailed the announcement as being a “free […]

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Customer Service With A Smile?

People get confused by technology, so they reach out to their providers for help and guidance. Unfortunately not everyone is good humoured or patient about it (and that’s on both sides). Earlier today I was trying to sort out a rather annoying issue I had with Flickr (it was of my own making – not […]

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Irish Internet Users Concerned About Censorship

A lot of people seem to be concerned about the implications of ISPs being asked to block access to certain websites by private companies. With that in mind several Irish internet users have launched an online campaign to raise awareness – Blackout Ireland. You can read more about the campaign on their site.

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