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Introducing The Blacknight Podcast

We’ve been doing podcasts on the Blacknight Blog for about 6 months now. The Blacknight Podcast started off slowly and tentatively, but we think we like it, so we’re going to keep doing it! 🙂 Now we’ve gone all in and published the subscription feed (in RSS format), and got ourselves listed on Apple podcasts as well. What’s it about? Well, we’re […]

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Why ‘Whois’ Must be Fixed to Comply with GDPR [Audio]

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on 25 May this year, and one area of contention that has emerged is the question of Whois data. That’s the personal information of individuals or companies who register domain names. For historical reasons, domain registries and registrars have been contractually obliged to collect this data, and to […]

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Universal Acceptance is the Challenge for the International Internet [Audio]

This week on the Blacknight Podcast we talk to Don Hollander, Secretary General of the Universal Acceptance Steering Group at ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it here: 21:12; 12MB; MP3.   Regular readers and listeners will know that ICANN is the international […]

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Unique Perspectives on Common Problems – Why Congregation Works [Audio]

There are just four weeks to go to Congregation, the unique ideas event held in the village of Cong, Co Mayo. Blacknight is a sponsor, so we invited the organiser, Eoin Kennedy, to join us on today’s podcast. Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it here: 22:06; 13MB; MP3.   Congregation, […]

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We Need to Liberalise the .IE Domain Rules – Here’s Why [Audio]

There are just 3 more days left for the public to make submissions in the IE Domain Registry’s (IEDR) public consultation on the proposed changes to the rules for registering domain names in .IE, the country-code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) for Ireland. Blacknight joins other registrars and stakeholders in the Irish internet industry, and the board […]

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Dot IE Net Visionary Awards Tickets in High Demand [Audio]

Tickets for the 2017 Dot IE Net Visionary Awards are selling fast, and a capacity crowd is anticipated for the popular internet industry event at the RDS on 15 September. That’s according to Cathy McGovern of Inspiration Marketing, who is the current chair of the Irish Internet Association which hosts the awards, and our guest […]

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Show your Good Side with a .ECO Domain Name [Audio]

Monday 5 June 2017 is World Environment Day, and one of the newest Top Level Domain names is taking the opportunity to raise awareness for their unique proposition, and raise funds for environmental causes. That domain registry is .ECO, and tomorrow they will donate 100% of the profits from domain name registrations to two environmental organizations working toward a healthier […]

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Podcast with Emma O’Farrell from BLOGGERCONF [Audio]

  BLOGGERCONF is Ireland’s leading conference for digital creatives, bloggers and YouTubers, and it’s on in Dublin’s Mansion house on 20 May. Blacknight is an exhibitor and a speaker at the event, and this afternoon we skyped event organiser Emma O’Farrell for a preview podcast! Click on the player below to play the podcast, or download it […]

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