Governments shouldn’t run Internet, says CIRA head

There’s room for governments to play a larger role in overseeing the Internet, says the head of this country’s Internet registry, but they shouldn’t push out independent organizations whose efforts have made the

Published on: October 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

CIRA should compete to operate dot-ca domain, says complaint

A Toronto Web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Privacy, open source projects get funding from CIRA

How Canadian governments and law enforcement agencies access telecom data, the benefits of open source Internet tools for business and the purchase of Internet switching gear are among over $1 million in research

Published on: May 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

CIRA part of new security group

Canada's Internet domain registry is one of a number of organizations banding together in a non-profit group to try to put a dent in the number of criminals abusing the domain name system.

Published on: March 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

CIRA Factbook points out digital divide

Canadians are a conservative folk that have taken slowly to the Internet. But when we do we show no loyalty to the country, according to a new report. Two out of every three

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canucks split on government reading email: Survey

A survey recent survey shows that more than half (51 per cent) of Canadians believe it is acceptable for the government to monitor -- in certain circumstances -- private email and other online activities.

Published on: August 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

CIRA investigating dot-ca phishing scammers

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is working with police to investigate a phishing scam that targeted dot-ca domain owners, according to its CEO Byron Holland. The PayPal page set up by the

Published on: August 15th, 2012 Brian Jackson

New dot-ca registry goes live

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority unveiled its revamped dot-ca domain registration system on Wednesday, which now lets users auto-renew their domains.The announcement means CIRA, the organization responsible for managing dot-ca domain names, has

Published on: October 13th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

IP addresses will run out in two to three years

The Internet is running out of the IP addresses, but efforts to make the move from the current Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) system to its successor Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) continue

Published on: September 7th, 2010 Jennifer Kavur