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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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Security, Privacy, PRISM and Hosting

Since Edward Snowden leaked information about the US government’s mass digital surveillance program the media and industry have been very focussed on digital security and privacy. We live in a digital age, with much of our lives either in “the cloud” or connected to it in some way. But what if you can’t trust the […]

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Don't be invisible

Blacknight Urges ICANN to Reconsider “Closed Generic” TLDs

We’ve posted about “closed generics” a few times in the past. What are they? Basically they’re applications for new tlds that have two characteristics: the string (the bit on the right of the dot) is very generic the applicant has stated that they don’t plan on allowing the public to register domains using the extension […]

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helpdesk migration d-day

Countdown To Helpdesk Switchover

Our teams are working hard today behind the scenes to make the final preparations for tomorrow’s “big switch”. They’ve imported or re-created (and updated) hundreds of FAQ articles and wiki entries. We’ve setup staff members with their logins .. and we’re enabling not only “single sign on” for Blacknight account holders, but we should be […]

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