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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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Announcing the Blacknight Black Friday Domain Deals!

It’s Thanksgiving Day in North America, and while turkeys in Europe are safe for another month, there is one aspect of American life which we will be embracing enthusiastically again this year: Black Friday. Of course we’ll do it ‘ironically’, perhaps; frowning in disapproval. It’s soulless consumerism, we’ll say. Now, what was that coupon code […]

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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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Multi-Year Discounts in our Dot UK Domains Spring Sale

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve got a special offer on UK domains, covering multi-year registrations booked before May 31. .UK, is the official domain for the United Kingdom. It’s also available to entities outside Britain who have a legitimate interest, for example, in trading with customers in the UK. And while it’s now possible to register ‘second-level’ domain names […]

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Building Trust: What Your Web and Email Addresses Say About You

Last week we wrote about ‘trust signals’ – and outlined some steps we had taken to enhance the trust in our own online presence, using Digital Certificates and Twitter verification. But for many businesses there’s something even simpler they can do first to improve their online credibility: get a domain name and use it! New research by the IE […]

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Our Valentine’s Offer: .SEXY and .LINK Domain Names just €5.99!

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’re celebrating with a great special offer on two somewhat seductive top-level domains: .SEXY and .LINK! From now until February 15, you can register a non-premium name in one of these domains for just €5.99 for the first year. These days, the power of a great domain name is in its memorability. It’s more than an […]

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Let’s Get Personal!

Get personal with .me USB key Originally uploaded by blacknight I hate being given useless objects. If you go to trade shows you usually end up with a huge collection of pens and pencils, as well as loads of other things that you will never ever use. So I vowed a long long time ago […]

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Protect Your Brand Globally – IIA Congress 2009

As part of the IIA Congress this week I’ll be involved in one of the afternoon “breakout” sessions: Protect Your Brand GloballyThe session, which is sponsored by Eurid, will involve registry operators (Eurid), registrars (Blacknight) and the legal profession (Matheson Ormsby Prentice). What will we be talking about? In broad terms it’s all about domains, […]

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