Comment on Google’s alerts on 50 famous Swedish brands’ websites

Yesterday, the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet reported a story about Google warning visitors of the websites of 50 well-known Swedish brands. Read it here. Even if it might be a stretch to claim that visiting these sites is “unsafe” because they do not have HTTPS (encrypted information between visitor and site), it is still interesting […]

Friday 09 June 2017

Summary of #SEBC17 and launch of “The Pitfalls”

Two weeks ago, Ports Group was a partner of the annual Scandinavian E-business Camp – SEBC – in Gothenburg. At SEBC we presented our new services, some of which have been developed specifically for E-commerce companies. We also had the opportunity two host two break-out sessions. During these sessions we held a presentation about the […]

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Are you having problems with false emails in your organisation?

Today, I would like to talk to you about email frauds, and how to avoid being the victim of one. I am sure many of you recognise the following scenario: You receive an email that appears to be from a co-worker. There is something odd about the email because it urges you to transfer a […]

Tuesday 09 May 2017

Ports Group is a proud partner of #SEBC17

On May 18-19th Ports Group will be a partner of the annual Scandinavian E-business Camp in Gothenburg. We will be onsite and exhibit our new services, some of which specifically developed for E-commerce companies. We will also be having two break-out sessions where we will do a presentation about the most common mistakes that we have […]

Thursday 27 April 2017

Trademark is the new black

Exclusive rights to the colour black? In 2014, the world’s blackest colour was presented, named “Vantablack”. The colour got a lot of attention during 2016 when it was announced that the British artist Anish Kapoor had gotten exclusive rights to use the colour in works of art. This was controversial in the art world since […]

Tuesday 18 April 2017

Amazon.se changes hands

Back in February we posted an article about Apple’s acquisition of icloud.net. In that article we made a parallel to amazon.se, which at the time had been owned by a graphic designer since 1997. On the 8th of March this year the ownership changed hands, the new owner is Amazon’s European subsidiary Amazon Europe Core […]

Monday 10 April 2017

New Case: City of Stockholm

This year, City of Stockholm will be launching their very own TLD (top-level domain) – .STOCKHOLM. As the strategic domain name partner to City of Stockholm, we handled the application process on their behalf. Read the full story here.

Friday 07 April 2017

New Case: Storm Commerce

Today we have launched a new case about how we have been the partner for strategic and legal issues during the rebranding from Enferno to Storm Commerce — the leading supplier of scalable e-commerce platforms. Read all about it here.

Thursday 30 March 2017

We are now hiring a Sales Coordinator!

The expansion of Ports Group carries on. For our HQ in Gothenburg we are now hiring a Sales Coordinator! Let me tell you more (unfortunately in Swedish, but you non-Swedish speaking visitors can at least catch a glimpse of our office and surroundings)! To apply for the role, go here.

Wednesday 01 March 2017

Apple wraps it up by acquiring icloud.net

iCloud is the primary cloud service of Apple and a vital part of Apple’s “eco system”. iCloud was launched in October of 2011 and the number of users are today estimated at 800 million. However, it was not until April the same year that Apple acquired the domain name icloud.com. The domain name was bought […]

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Presenting Erik Portocarrero – Regional Manager for Southern Sweden

Hello there! My name is Erik Portocarrero and I’m Ports Group’s Regional Manager for Southern Sweden. For a week now, we have had a permanent presence in Malmö. Our new office is located in the World Trade Center at Jungmansgatan 12. If you are based in Southern Sweden and want to know more about protecting […]

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Victory for the film and television industry – Internet supplier Bredbandsbolaget forced to block The Pirate Bay and Swefilmer

On the 13th of February, a unique judgement was released which prohibits Bredbandsbolaget to “contribute to making available” copyrighted works. Bredbandsbolaget was thereby imposed to, via technical blocking actions, prevent its subscribers’ access to the streaming websites The Pirate Bay and Swefilmer. According to the Swedish Patent- and Market Court of Appeal (PMÖD), the judgement […]

Friday 17 February 2017

The million-dollar domain name

Would you spend over a million dollars on changing your domain name? At first glance, it does not sound like a smart business decision, right? At Ports Group, we have been handling domain name acquisitions on behalf of our clients for over two decades now. That is why it is great to read the candid […]

Thursday 09 February 2017