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DomainFest is part of Bulgarian Internet Week

Expanded Domain Space is “The New Normal” – Jothan Frakes of DomainFest [Audio]

Technology.ie has got twenty tickets to give away to DomainFest Bulgaria next week. It’s just one of the events which form part of Bulgarian Internet Week, in a country which ranks second in the world for Internet use (average: 16 hours per person per week). DomainFest Bulgaria is brought to you by the people behind NamesCon– the […]

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Las Vegas Domain Auctions and Ennis Mart [Audio]

Today’s podcast was recorded in the office of CEO Michele Neylon at Blacknight HQ. He’s just returned from two weeks in Las Vegas where he attended CES, followed by Namescon. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 23:31; 13MB; MP3. CES was simply huge, says Michele. One thing that caught […]

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Generating Positive Friction: A Podcast with Jothan Frakes of Namescon [Audio]

Jothan Frakes joins Blacknight’s Michele Neylon and Conn Ó Muíneacháin on today’s podcast to talk about NamesCon, the domain names conference in Las Vegas from January 11 to 14. Click on the player above to listen to the show, or download it here: 36:39; 22MB; MP3. A veteran of the domains industry, Jothan is co-organiser of Namescon, now in […]

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How (Not) to Deal with Nerves when Speaking at the Dot IE Net Visionary Awards [Video]

It’s Net Visionary time again! The Irish Internet Association‘s annual awards event is on tonight at Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin. This year’s MC is Brian Colhoun: he’s got a unique approach to dealing with speaker anxiety! I’m looking forward to the night; Joan Mulvihill and the IIA always put on a good show, and I’ll be […]

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Steve DelBianco, Executive Director, NetChoice

Ridesharing Companies Face ‘Resistance to Innovation’ – an Interview with Steve DelBianco of Netchoice [Audio]

Steve Del Bianco is the guest on today’s podcast (42:16; 24MB; MP3). He’s the executive director of NetChoice, “a trade association of eCommerce businesses and online consumers all of whom share the goal of promoting convenience, choice, and commerce on the net”. Steve is based in Washington DC, where he lobbies on internet issues, but the latest issue he’s focused on is playing […]

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America is “Losing the Cloud” over Surveillance, warns i2Coalition

We mentioned Christian Dawson on last week’s podcast, and we’ve interviewed him in a previous episode. He’s chairman and co-founder of i2Coalition, the Internet Infrastructure Coalition. i2Coalition is an industry organisation representing businesses that provide the “nuts and bolts” of the Internet.  It includes major players in the hosting networking and hardware industries, such as Rackspace, Dell, Google […]

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Blacknight CEO, Michele Neylon, participated in ICANN 50, which was held in London

ICANN 54 is Coming to Dublin

Michele Neylon reports that the venue for ICANN’s 54th public meeting, to be held in October 2015, will be Dublin. The event will be hosted by INEX, Ireland’s Internet Neutral Exchange. ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, is a global, non-profit organisation which oversees the coordination of internet identifiers such as IP addresses and […]

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