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IE Domain Registration to be Simplified

The short version: Before the end of March 2018 the .ie domain name registry rules are going to be simplified. A LOT. All you’ll need to do is show your “connection” with Ireland in order to get a .ie domain name. What that means is that if you’re an Irish resident or business you’ll just […]

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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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Is Simplifying IE Domain Rules a Bad Thing?

  As we mentioned yesterday there is an ongoing public consultation on simplifying the IE domain name registration policy. We think this is a very positive move and are supportive of it. However some people have contacted us to express their concerns. The proposed changes are fairly dramatic, though they’re not out of line with […]

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Tá Gach Seachtain ina Seachtain na Gaeilge ar an Idirlíon!

With Irish-language interfaces on popular social media services, and the advent of ‘fadas‘ in both the IE and IRISH domains, the Internet is friendlier than ever towards the language. As we celebrate ‘Seachtain na Gaeilge’, lets remember that every week can be Irish week. Tá an tIdirlíon cáinte go láidir le déanaí – go h-áirithe an gné sóisialta a […]

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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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No More Geographic Rule in IE Domain Rules

Registering .ie domain names will be a little bit easier from next week. From December 20th 2016 the “geographic rule” will no longer be in effect. If you never want to register a “geo” domain then you won’t care about this change, so you can stop reading. If, however, you like or would like to […]

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