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Glasgow.com Domain is For Sale. We Interview Tommy Butler [Audio]

Tommy Butler owns the domain name Glasgow.com, but now it’s up for sale, and in a podcast interview with Technology.ie he talks about his reasons for selling, his thoughts on the value of domain names, his strategy for domain success, and why a good domain is a business asset. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download […]

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Why ICANN’s Consensus Model Beats Politics [Video]

People unfamiliar with the workings of the internet sometimes express surprise at the idea that there is no-one ‘in charge’; and that so much depends on consensus. To those more familiar with politics than engineering, it may seem inefficient, but as ICANN’s Ombudsman Chris LaHatte explains, there are particular strengths to the consensus approach, inherent in ICANN’s multi-stakeholder model. [youtube]https://youtu.be/3DqdYkz1SFw[/youtube] “Often, if you […]

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Minister Expresses Support for IANA Stewardship Transition

The Minister of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White TD, has expressed Ireland’s support for both the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and the IANA Stewardship Transition today, during the Opening Ceremony of ICANN’s 54th Public Meeting. The meeting, taking place in Dublin, has convened members of the global ICANN community to discuss and develop […]

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Priomhfheidhmeannach ICANN, Fadi Chehadé ag labhairt ag cruinniú ICANN54 i mBaile Átha Cliath ar maidin. Pictiúr: ICANN

ICANN in Éirinn: An mBaineann sé Leatsa?

Tá 2,500 teachta i mBaile Átha Cliath an tseachtain seo do ICANN54: an 54ú chruinniú idirnáisiúnta ag an Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. Eagraíocht idirnáisiúnta is ea ICANN a rialaíonn córas seoltaí an idirlín. Is féidir le éinne ceangailt leis an idirlíon, ach mura bhfuil aontú i measc daoine eile faoin ainm agus seoladh atá agat ar […]

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Dublin Meeting a Key Milestone for ICANN – Jean-Jacques Sahel [Audio]

Jean-Jacques Sahel is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s the Regional Vice-President Europe at ICANN, which is bringing 2,500 delegates to Dublin for its first major meeting in Ireland next week. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 21:12; 12MB; MP3. ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers […]

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Google’s Alphabet buys abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

We believe in the power of good clever, descriptive domain names here at Technology.ie. That’s why I’m not sure about Google’s latest acquisition. The company recently reorganised under the name Alphabet. While the Google online services brand continues as a division within Alphabet, the new name is apparently designed to reflect the diversity of interests in the […]

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Internet Policy, Premium Domains and DIY SEO [Audio]

This podcast was recorded yesterday evening in Michele Neylon’s office at Blacknight HQ. The Google re-organisation was announced later, so we don’t talk about it here. But there’s plenty more to talk about – and we got briefly sidetracked into talking about Denis O’Brien and his efforts to stop people talking about him. Good luck with that. Click on […]

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.CLOUD Top Level Domain Launches Pioneer Programme [Audio]

Francesco Cetraro is our guest on today’s podcast. He’s Head of Registry Operations for the new .CLOUD Top Level Domain. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 15:50; 9MB; MP3. ‘Cloud’ is a buzz-word of our time – and with good reason. The Network is the Computer has long been […]

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