Image via Wikipedia When you talk to people who are outside the industry or only look in from time to time their vision of things is always quite different. A lot of people seem to think that the internet is dominated by adult content and porn, scammers, spam and fraud. Of course it isn’t, but […]
Just to remind you that we have service affecting maintenance scheduled for tonight
Domain Convergence, which is holding its first edition next month in Niagara Falls, opened its registration today. The event, which will be held over 3 days from October 6th to October 8th, will be focussing on domain development, monetisation and portfolio management. In common with a lot of the domain industry events being held in […]
Nominations for the 2008 Irish Internet Association Net Visionary awards close on Friday (12th September) Nominating people doesn’t cost anything and you don’t need to be a member of the IIA.
I’ve met the guys from Telnic a few times at this stage. Admittedly when I first heard about the entire dottel (.tel) project and concept I was more than a little confused. I knew and understood what .mobi was about, so I couldn’t really understand what .tel could bring to the table. Fortunately I got […]
As this affects a growing number of clients I thought it best to cross post to as many places as possible.Please check our status blog for details of scheduled maintenance / downtime this Friday night: We recommend that all clients subscribe to the status blog for announcements on network maintenance etc., NB: This maintenance will […]
Image via Wikipedia Verisign’s latest Domain Brief shows a growth in the number of domains registered, which is good news for those of us in the industry: At the midpoint of 2008, there were 168 million domain name registrations across allof the Top Level Domain Names (TLDs). This represents a four percent growth over thefirst […]
Hopefully people won’t be duped by this scam again, but the letters are doing the rounds. We’ve mentioned them in the past, but they haven’t gone away. If you get one of these letters please bin it!
Image by VeVi via Flickr As some of you may know, we’ve been using Twitter to republish posts from here and our technical status site / blog. Of course our Twitter user is also a human (of sorts), so it also answers questions and has even been known to ask them as well.. Damien, who […]
There will always be scams of some kind or other. The only thing that seems to change is how the scam is perpetrated … Google Adwords is currently one of the targets selected by phishers (see wikipedia for a definition) The email may look like it came from Google, but it didn’t (click to enlarge): […]
Nominet, of which we are members, announced a few days ago that they had passed the 7 million domain mark. While that figure alone is impressive, it’s even more impressive when you consider that they only hit the 6 million mark in 2007! The strong growth in registrations in the UK namespace is interesting to […]
Want an enjoyable day in an attractive city? Want to learn from your peers? Broaden your horizons? Then why not pop over to Kilkenny for PodCamp Ireland on September 27. The topics and speakers lined up for this year sound like it could be a very enjoyable day.