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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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Why We’re Proud to Be ‘Guaranteed Irish’!

At Blacknight we’ve always made much of being Irish. Partly, that’s because we operate internationally; you notice your nationality more when abroad. It’s also because we’re proud of our culture and heritage. We’re especially proud to have built a world-class domains, hosting and cloud services company in the rich countryside of South-East Ireland. We’re proud […]

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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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Another Blacknight Bank Holiday Blog Post!

Monday 4 June is a public holiday in Ireland. Support will be available by email and live chat from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Monday. Telephone service will be provided for support, accounts and sales from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The usual on-call support will be available to colocation and dedicated server customers. Online domain sales […]

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Some Changes for GDPR Compliance

GDPR comes into force this Friday, so it’s time for us to give another small update on what we’ve been doing. TLDR version? All our policies can be found here. We’ve always tried to be transparent about what we do and why we do it, so, in many respects, GDPR doesn’t really change that, but […]

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