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Paint the web green this Paddy's Day

St Patrick’s Day and being Irish

Blacknight is a 100% Irish owned and run company. It’s something we’re proud of. Some of us are currently in Germany, at WHD.global,  and everyone is asking what we’re doing for the big day. St Patrick’s Day is a global phenomenon. For one day a year, every major landmark in the world turns green. It’s a time to […]

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.LIVE in .STUDIO is Where The Magic Happens

Two new Top Level Domains (TLDs) just entered General Availability at 5pm today: .LIVE and .STUDIO. If you’re involved in broadcasting, media, art or dance, or creative work of any kind, the studio is where the magic happens. Now there’s a domain to describe that special space online. One of the most profound revolutions of the Internet has […]

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Get .Online!

Earlier this week the .online domain name went live. It’s now available to register by anyone anywhere. So far the .online domain names have been very popular with over 40 thousand domains registered in the first couple of days! Put that in perspective, there are only just over 200 thousand .ie domain names in total […]

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Trademark Claims Notices

As part of the Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) that ICANN implemented for new top level domain names they created a system called the Trademark Clearinghouse. If you are a trademark holder you can register your trademarks with the clearinghouse. This serves two purposes: you can participate in “sunrise” periods for any new TLD launch you […]

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.Irish Is Go!

I love it when a plan comes together .. The .irish domain name extension is finally in “landrush” and “general availability”, when everyone will be able to get their preferred domain on a first come first served basis is only a few weeks away. This is exciting. A domain name for the global Irish community […]

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja!

We’ve been posting sporadically about various new domain extensions over the last year and we currently offer a very large (and growing) selection. While I’d love to say that we love all domain extensions equally, I’d be lying. Some domain extensions really resonated with us, while others simply didn’t. We love .ninja as a domain […]

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