So what does a ccTLD operator do when they're worried about cashflow?They go off and spend thousands on a glossy annual report obviously!The IEDR's annual report and review for 2008 is the glossiest one they've produced to date. As usual it contains plenty of fluff while ignoring anything of substance.In the Chairman's introductory statement they reveal that:"The board has … [Read more...] about IEDR Annual Report 2008 – More Fluff
Although it's several months later than announced, Comreg (Irish Communications Regulator), has finally published its report on the consultation of IEDR and the IE ccTLD.The regulator published a press release (below) as well as all submissions received and the consultation conclusions based on the submissions.The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) has today … [Read more...] about Comreg Finally Publish IEDR Report
Remember Comreg? Remember the famous IEDR report?It's now the 18th of December, which means that civil servants will soon be shutting up shop until the New Year. And still we have no inkling as to the outcome of Comreg's investigations into the IE Domain Registry, the company currently charged with managing the Irish ccTLD.Over 12 months ago the external consultants presented … [Read more...] about Have Comreg Forgotten About The IEDR?
The Irish Communications Regulator (Comreg) were meant to publish a document based on the public feedback they'd received regarding IEDR before the end of October.It's now November 1st and there's no sign of it.So what happened?When will we see the document?Or are we all going to be fobbed off again?At the moment the IEDR and stakeholders are waiting in limbo. … [Read more...] about So Where Exactly Is The Comreg Report?
The IEDR's annual report for 2007 has been published ( IEDRAnnualReport2007.pdf )Of course they didn't bother telling any of their stakeholders that it had been released, but we're more or less used to their lack of communication at this stage, as they prefer to tell the media!In any case with the current Comreg public consultation ongoing the report was bound to make at least … [Read more...] about IEDR Annual Report 2007 – More Fun Reading
Comreg, the Irish communications regulator, is starting a consultation process on the IE namespace.The consultation paper is ComReg 08/48.Unfortunately any links on the ComReg site to the aforementioned document are returning a 404 (not found) error at present, so it will probably be Monday before we will be able to see the document's contents.EDIT: The links are now working … [Read more...] about Consultation Period On IE Namespace Opening