Tag Archives | Top-level domain

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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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Dot-Irish, the new domain for everyone who 's Irish - or wants to be - enters General Availaibity today.

Dot-Irish is Live – Here’s Why We Are Celebrating!

The moment has arrived! Dot-Irish, the new domain for everyone who’s Irish – or wants to be – enters General Availability at 16:00 UTC, or 5pm Irish time, today. Here at Blacknight we have a sophisticated pre-ordering system, allowing people to pre-order their domains for .Irish, and other TLDs, several months in advance. At 5pm, pre-ordered […]

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Trademark Claims Notices

As part of the Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) that ICANN implemented for new top level domain names they created a system called the Trademark Clearinghouse. If you are a trademark holder you can register your trademarks with the clearinghouse. This serves two purposes: you can participate in “sunrise” periods for any new TLD launch you […]

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.Irish Is Go!

I love it when a plan comes together .. The .irish domain name extension is finally in “landrush” and “general availability”, when everyone will be able to get their preferred domain on a first come first served basis is only a few weeks away. This is exciting. A domain name for the global Irish community […]

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Unleash Your Inner Ninja!

We’ve been posting sporadically about various new domain extensions over the last year and we currently offer a very large (and growing) selection. While I’d love to say that we love all domain extensions equally, I’d be lying. Some domain extensions really resonated with us, while others simply didn’t. We love .ninja as a domain […]

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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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