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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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Off To Mexico To Talk Domains ..

I’ll be speaking at Dominios Latinoamérica next week in Mexico City. I’m really looking forward to it. Over the past couple of years I’ve had the honour of being asked to speak at several events in Latin America and the Caribbean. This time round the event is being held the week before the ICANN meeting in […]

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Have You Met Blacknight.Host?

Sure we sell domain names, but our core business is providing hosting solutions of all shapes and sizes to businesses globally. With the launch of .host domain names we were really excited and thought it was the obvious choice for us. So we were really delighted when the registry accepted us into their “pioneer” program. […]

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ICANN Studienkreis 2014

I’ll be attending the ICANN Studienkreis this week in Sofia, Bulgaria. With a name like ICANN Studienkreis you don’t get to win any prizes for guessing what the event is focussed on. The event has been running annually for the last 14 years, though I’ve never made it until this year. I’ll be on a […]

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Get Your .Ink Domain Now!

  I’m really excited that we’re now adding new and funky domain name extensions to our systems. A couple of days ago we announced that we’d added .wiki domains and now we’ve added .ink as well What will you do with your .ink domain name? If you get one and you do something interesting with […]

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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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