Tag Archives | Generic top-level domain

Sharing Experiences In Amman

Next week the Middle East DNS Forum is being held in Amman, Jordan. Its’ the second time the event has been held and I’m delighted to have been asked to speak at it. I’ll be speaking on a panel entitled “New gTLDs: Experiences, and the Way Forward” which will bring together registrars and registries of […]

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Find A Good Domain Name Faster Now

Over the past few weeks our technical team have been working hard on improving and speeding up our domain name search functions. The domain search on our site was slow. It was unwieldy and it simply wasn’t “fun” using it. They’re still working on improving how domain names are displayed to you on our site, […]

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What Do People Think About New Top Level Domains?

It’s been over a year since the first new top level domains (the bit on the right of the dot) became available to register by businesses and individuals around the world. We’ve been offering them to our clients since June of this year and currently offer around 200 different domain name extensions. (We’ll be adding […]

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Navigating A Sea of Domains

Once upon a time, not so long ago, if you wanted to setup a website for your business or personal project you had a pretty straightforward choice. You could grab a relatively good .com domain name or maybe a .ie or a .co.uk. In the last couple of years those choices expanded a little, so […]

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ICANN 51 Los Angeles preview

What’s Hot At #ICANN51?

ICANN’s 3rd public meeting of 2014 takes place in Los Angeles. Officially the meeting opens on Monday 12th October but, as usual, there’s plenty going on in the days leading up to the official opening ceremony. I’m currently Chair of the Registrar Stakeholder Group within ICANN. It’s the representative body for ICANN accredited registrars worldwide, […]

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When Whois Policy and Local Law Collide ..

I’ve written quite a bit about privacy and the implications that various rules and policies can have on it in the past. It’s a topic that concerns everyone, not just industry. We are an Irish based company. We are, therefore, obliged to operate in compliance with Irish law. We cannot choose to ignore some of […]

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Domaining Spain 2014

Domaining Spain 2014 Here We Come

Domaining Spain is being held again this year in Valencia. And I’m delighted to be both speaking on several panels as well as moderating several more. Last year’s conference had a very good turnout and there were some excellent sessions covering a broad range of topics. This year, now that new TLDs are a reality, […]

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Helping Keep The Internet Clean

A clean and crime free internet would be a good thing. Unfortunately, as we all know, the current reality is quite different and there is a constant onslaught of junk assaulting us all. Be it spam, malware, scams or anything else, there’s a lot of nasty behaviour being conducted online. Is it all bad? No […]

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