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Don’t Ignore The Internet’s Nuts and Bolts

The internet as we know it is under constant attack. I don’t mean by DDOS or other “charming” things, though it’d be incredibly dumb to ignore them. What I’m talking about is the ongoing battle between the “open” and “free”. What I’m talking about is the balance between industry “self-regulation” vs government’s “top down” regulation […]

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Blacknight Says No To SOPA

Blacknight Does Not Support SOPA

We’ve always been strong believers in striking as sane a balance as possible between privacy, freedom of expression and protection of both 3rd parties’ rights and due process. We maintain good relations with law enforcement, government and the security community. We take our responsibility as a good corporate citizen in the internet ecosystem very seriously. […]

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IRMA, Eircom and the Death of Freedom

I was brought up to be proud of my heritage. Having lived and worked outside Ireland I was never ashamed of my Irish identity. However that has changed. When private organisations like IRMA and Eircom skip the judicial process and enter into agreements that curtail free speech it makes me ashamed to carry an Irish […]

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