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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 Domain “Will Remain Protected” after Policy Change says CEO

The Chief Executive of IE Domain Registry (IEDR), David Curtin, has said that the .IE domain will remain protected against fraud and abuse, in the event of the registry’s adoption of proposals which would see a liberalisation of the current rules. Under the current rules, to register a .IE domain name, an individual or business […]

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Boost Your Business & Get 25% Off Tickets to Ireland’s Internet Day 2016

Ireland’s Internet Day is an initiative of the IE Domain Registry, aimed at encouraging online business in Ireland. As the website explains: The internet is evolving at a startling speed and creating some of the biggest businesses and wealthiest people in history. Internet technologies like e-commerce have the power to massively increase the presence of […]

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Short IE Domains Update

We have been informed by IEDR that the launch of “General Availability” or “GA” for “short” IE domain names has been delayed. IEDR have not provided a clear date when GA will open, though they are currently indicating “mid-May”. This morning the auctions for contested applications from the landrush phase opened. These auctions will run […]

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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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A Peek Inside The Short IE Auction System

Following on from our previous posts about the auctions for short IE domain names, we reached out to IEDR staff to get more information to share. So here we have a few screenshots of the what the auction system looks like. The login screen will look something like this: As previously mentioned, the login details […]

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Blacknight on TV!

We made the news last week, when a TV crew from Nuacht RTÉ/TG4 visited our company headquarters in Carlow. The purpose was to get our thoughts about the IEDR’s public consultation on the proposal to permit accented ‘fada’ characters used in the Irish language in .IE domain names. (We’re for it!)   You can find out […]

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