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Talking Human Rights and Business at the UN

Next week I’ll be in Paris for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The event, which is now in its 13th year, is held under the auspices of the United Nations, with this year’s edition being held in the UNESCO buildings in central Paris. The IGF tends to attract a varied group of people from government, […]

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Talking ICANN, GDPR and Domains in Rio

Next week I’ll be heading to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Domaining Americas. It’s the first time the event is being held, but hopefully it won’t be the last. I’ll be speaking on a couple of topics: ICANN – there’ll be a panel featuring myself, Daniel Fink from ICANN’s Latin American team and Olga Cavalli, […]

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Blacknight sponsors the Digital Media Category at the 2018 Spiders Awards!

Blacknight Announces Spiders Sponsorship: Podcast with Dublin Tech Summit CEO

On today’s podcast, we’re delighted to announce that Blacknight will be a sponsor of The Spiders – Ireland’s longest established web awards – which has gone through numerous incarnations over the years. It’s now part of a stable of events being developed under the umbrella of Dublin Tech Summit. William Brightling is the CEO of […]

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Talking Cybercrime at Baltic Domain Days Riga

This week I’ll be heading over to Riga in Latvia to attend and speak at the first edition of the Baltic Domain Days. The event, which is being held over two days, will cover a fairly broad range of topics including domain takedowns, copyright issues, privacy and cybersecurity. I’ll be speaking on a panel entitled […]

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Want to Meet? Keep Track of Events we Attend

We’ve always attended events both in Ireland and overseas and 2017 is no different. And one of the things that I’ve always enjoyed about attending events is that you can often get to meet the person behind the email or the Twitter avatar. I always enjoy that.  However we probably haven’t done a very good […]

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An Unconference in the West Takes a Glimpse of the Future at #cong16

Cong village was once again invaded for the weekend by a diverse collection of consultants, teachers, academics, politicians, entrepreneurs, business owners, farmers, physiotherapists and psychologists who gathered to discuss the future at Congregation #cong16. In the run up to the event all the participants produced a 600 blog submission which they presented on the day. […]

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Domaining Europe Goes To The Hague

There aren’t that many domain focussed events held in Europe. Domaining Europe, which is now in its 8th year, is probably the biggest. Up until this year the event was always held in Valencia, Spain, but for 2016 the event organisers decided to move it to The Hague. I’ve been attending the event for the […]

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