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RIPE is seeking hosts for their 77th public meeting in October 2018. The meeting is scheduled to take place between October 15th and October 19th 2018. There's full details about what is expected of a local host on the RIPE site here. Short version: lots of bandwidth. The venue will need to have a minimum of 300 Mbps, but ideally 1 Gps or higher. Good location … [Read more...] about Want to Host the RIPE Meeting in October 2018?
The Italian country code registry announced last week that they'd passed the 3 million domains registered. With the Italian registry about to kick off celebrations of their 30 years in existence the milestone was quite timely. The first .it domain name was registered in December 1987. They hit 1 million names registered in 2005, a number which doubled to 2 million a mere 5 … [Read more...] about Italian ccTLD Passes the 3 Million Domains Registered Mark
Fora, which is run by the same people as "The Journal", published a piece over the weekend on Irish companies and domains. It's not often that the Irish media, either online or offline, covers domains, so it's worth a quick read. The piece talks about how the guy behind IT.ie paid over €10k to acquire the domain in the short domain auction earlier this year. IEDR have not … [Read more...] about Irish Media Covers Domain Sales
ICANN has formally announced both the dates and the venue of the GDD Summit 2017. This year's event was held in Amsterdam, while 2017 will see the event move to Madrid. The venue for the event is the NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding in central Madrid. Choosing Madrid as the venue for the meeting will probably suit European attendees, as it's quite easy to get to from most … [Read more...] about ICANN Announces Date and Venue for 2017 GDD Summit
In January there will be a changing of the guard in Washington DC. Not only will President Obama be replaced by President Elect Donald Trump, but also a lot of the administration will change. What kind of policies will Trump be focussed on? Will these policies have a negative impact on the internet industry as a whole? The Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2c) will … [Read more...] about How Will the Internet Industry be Impacted by Trump?
If you work in the domains or hosting space you probably have read The WHIR at some point. Apart from the news site, they also organise a number of networking events in the US and overseas. They recently announced the cities and dates for their events in 2017: Austin - February 23 Phoenix - March 16 Los Angeles - April 5 Las Vegas - April 12 Montreal - May … [Read more...] about WHIR 2017 Networking Events
Host Europe Group has been on the market for the last few months. The company, which is currently owned by private equity firm Cinven, was courting suitors with an expected price close to €2 billion. Over the last few weeks, however, it became apparent that the only serious suitor was GoDaddy. This morning GoDaddy confirmed the purchase as well as revealing some details on … [Read more...] about GoDaddy to Acquire Host Europe Group in €1.69 Billion Deal