Blacknight becomes a .CO selected registrar

31 May 2012

Carlow hosting provider Blacknight has formed a partnership with the .CO registry, an alternative to .com Twitter and LeWeb are using to rebrand their online identities.

According to Michele Neylon, the team behind .CO work with a small group of select, accredited registrars to ensure they have a good marketing fit.

“We are delighted to announce our partnership with the .CO registry,” Neylon explained. We love the .CO brand because it’s disruptive and are pleased that they have chosen us to be one of the select registrars to offer their domains.”

He pointed out that Twitter (, Overstock ( and LeWeb ( are currently rebranding their online identities with .CO.

“Our mission is to be the digital home for entrepreneurs, start-ups, small businesses and anyone looking for a short, memorable and global web address worldwide,” said Crystal Peterson of .CO.

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John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years