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Ireland’s Internet Day 2016 [Video]

There was a strong turn out last week at the event hosted by IE Domain Registry to mark Ireland’s Internet Day, at the Mansion House in Dublin. I was there on behalf of Ireland’s leading domain registrar, Blacknight. After the event I recorded a video interview with IEDR CEO David Curtin. [youtube]https://youtu.be/2_eJw2g5I9w[/youtube]   I also met the headline speaker, […]

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Geeky Controversy [Audio]

Brought to you by Blacknight, it’s the Technology.ie Podcast with Michele Neylon and Conn Ó Muíneacháin.  It’s our first show together since Conn joined Blacknight full time, and we talk a bit about how Technology.ie is being developed with additional content, in particular video. Michele is excited because Twitter have just announced that their advertising […]

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Google Graveyard

Alas, Poor Jaiku! [Podcast #59]

Just back from meetings in Brussels and London, Michele joins Conn for a podcast.  They check out the Irish language version of EURid’s site and look ahead to ICANN 46, next week in Beijing. Michele explains the Cyberbunker attack on Spamhaus: who are they, and what’s behind it.  And are some people guilty of exaggerating […]

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Why.ie OPTIMISE page

The IEDR are at it again – OPTIMISE

Yes it’s that time of the year and the IEDR have launched their OPTIMISE e-Commerce Webside Development Fund. If you’re an Irish SME or micro enterprise and you currently have a .ie web address and need professioanl help in developing your online presence then Apply now. That’s €150,000 worth of professional services up for grabs […]

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The Full Reveal [Podcast #46]

This week’s podcast was recorded on Thursday night last as Michele prepared to depart for ICANN in Toronto.  It should have been posted on Friday, but I screwed up! Once again we struggled with hotel WiFi – in fact – we gave up on it and I phoned the hotel room.  And that’s where our […]

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Google.ie Hijacked?

It looks like Google.ie has been hijacked The current whois record shows:  whois google.ie % Rights restricted by copyright; http://iedr.ie/index.php/mnudomregs/mnudnssearch/96 % Do not remove this notice domain:       google.ie descr:        Google, Inc descr:        Body Corporate (Ltd,PLC,Company) descr:        Registered Trade Mark Name admin-c:      KR59-IEDR tech-c:       CCA7-IEDR registration: 21-March-2002 renewal:      21-March-2013 status:       Active nserver:      ns1.farahatz.net   nserver:      ns2.farahatz.net […]

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