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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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 […]
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 […]
What’s It to You Who Runs the Internet?
Internet Governance doesn’t just happen. A lot of talking goes on to make sure that everyone’s interests are represented while progress is made. If your business is the Internet, you can cross your fingers and hope that all goes well, or you can do like Blacknight and get involved. Blacknight is Ireland’s leading domain registrar […]
Boys Need to Learn Early On to Show Total Respect for All Women – Tim Berners Lee
World Wide Web Inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has spoken out about the Internet culture of misogyny which has seen abuse, shaming, doxing and threats to the physical safety of women involved in online discourse. Sir Tim was taking part in a Reddit Ask-Me-Anything chat yesterday to launch maketechhuman, a new joint initiative from WIRED and Nokia, created to […]
Keep The Internet Open
The US government produced this animated video. It’s simple and its message is one I personally support: Its release is also very timely, as the Internet Governance Forum officially kicks off tomorrow ..
ICANN 50 Breaks Network Records
ICANN 50 is underway in London, and as we’ve reported, it’s the biggest ever. Latest reports are that 2803 people have checked in out of 3787 registered for the event, exceeding the previous registration record of 3141 set in Beijing. By definition, you can’t get a more online group of people than ICANN. That’s reflected in […]