Archive | September, 2012

Press Release: Blacknight to ICANN – The Registration of Generic Key Word TLDs Should Be Available to All People

Following on from our post about our letter to ICANN we issued the following press release earlier this morning. September 26, 2012 – Carlow, Ireland – Irish registrar and hosting company Blacknight have sent an objection letter to ICANN concerning several new gTLD applications, which may seek to operate non-trademarked generic word TLDs in a […]

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Yarr Domains or Yarr...

Yarr domains or yarr …

John the pirate thought to himself … maybe saying “he’d give his right leg for that domain name” wasn’t the wisest move he’d ever made. It’s international talk like a pirate day and who are we to miss an opportunity to throw up what we think is a fun blog post. We’ve a few offers […]

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Twitter Cards Now Enabled!

As regular readers of our blog know we like to share our content across multiple social networks and tend to be relatively early adopters.. A few weeks ago Yoast posted about Twitter cards and how they were now “in the wild”. Unfortunately you still have to go to the Twitter developer site and signup to […]

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Press Release: Blacknight Declare It is Time for Carlow Businesses to Get Online

September 14, 2012 – Carlow, Ireland – Getting Irish Business Online is coming to Carlow to help local businesses get set up online. The results of the getting business online program are in and Google has declared Carlow the third most successful Irish county in harnessing the Internet for economic growth. To determine Carlow’s position […]

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Webfest Here We Come Again!

I’m delighted to be heading off to Webfest in Budva, Montenegro later this month. Last year I was there as a speaker, while this time round I’ll be moderating two fantastic sessions: “Unlock potential in women”  Heidi Harman (GeekGirl) “SEOmoz wonders” Ruth Burr (SEOmoz) It should be good fun and I’m really looking forward to […]

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Windows Server 2012 Is Go!

“Nothing from Microsoft, and I mean literally nothing, has ever been this ambitious” —Jason Perlow, ZDNet Windows Server 2012 is “Generally Available” to the Public tomorrow but we at Blacknight have been working hard to ensure we can provide Windows Server 2012 to our customers on release day – or indeed a day early! The […]

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Fifth International conference for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe

Press Release: Michele Neylon of Blacknight To Speak At International Domain Conference in Montenegro

Internet and domain pundit Michele Neylon of leading domain registrar and hosting company Blacknight will speak at The 5th International Conference for ccTLD registries and registrars of CIS, Central and Eastern Europe. The conference, which will be held in Budva, Montenegro from September 11- 13, 2012 and takes place at Hotel Avala is hosted by […]

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