Monday, January 14, 2013Giving .ca a French accent CIRA now supports 16 new characters, which lets .ca domain owners for the first time use a full range of French-language characters and ligatures
Monday, October 22, 2012CIRA praises Ottawa's support on Internet Canada's Internet domain registry says a speech supporting an open Internet by Treasury Board president Tony Clement at a Toronto conference is welcome
Wednesday, September 19, 2012CIRA voting for new board begins Prominent names are among those running to be directors of the authority that oversees the .ca domain name
Wednesday, August 15, 2012CIRA investigating dot-ca phishing scammers Cyber-criminals had sent e-mails purporting to be requests from CIRA to renew domain registrations
Monday, November 14, 2011'Anemic' adoption imperils IPv6, says consultant Service providers and enterprises should find business cases for new Internet technologies or they will be in trouble, a conference has been told
Tuesday, March 01, 2011IPv6 knowledge is 'all over the map,' CIRA says After wrapping up its first ever Canadian Internet Forum in Ottawa last week, CIRA head Byron Holland gives his thoughts on the state of IPv6 readiness among Canadian IT shops. Why he compares the entire process to a big supply chain
Wednesday, October 13, 2010New dot-ca registry goes live Moving forward, dot-ca purchases will be solely handed by CIRA-certified registrars. Find out what other changes are in store for IT administrators
Tuesday, September 07, 2010IP addresses will run out in two to three years There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it – IPv4 addresses are going to run out in the next year and end users will feel the effects in 24 to 36 months, says CIRA’s CEO. What governments, enterprises and end users can do to speed up the move to IPv6
Wednesday, August 25, 2010Dot-co sets example for dot-ca, says lawyer A lawyer running for a seat on CIRA’s board of directors says the dot-ca domain has fallen behind in value and prominence, but CIRA's CEO says dot-ca is doing very well, with growth rates stronger than top-level domains like dot-com
Wednesday, June 16, 2010Internet's root security reaches 'key' milestone A cryptographic key will be generated on one of the Internet's 13 root servers to deploy DNSSEC. When fully implemented next year, it should end spoofing attacks
Friday, January 15, 2010Dot-ca registration to get easier later this year CIRA, the non-profit corporation in charge of dishing out Canadian domains, is changing its registry system and streamlining the process that consumers and business go through to purchase a dot-ca address. Find out the motivation for the changes and what it will mean for Canadian Web site owners
Thursday, April 04, 2002By any other name There was a time when, if your company didn’t have a .com at the end of its name, it was a sign of its rapidly on-setting demise. In the dot-com boom era, companies that had failed to “dot-com” were considered dinosaurs soon to be overthrown by young new upstarts with an attitude and a snazzy name.
Monday, September 24, 2001Dot-ca overseers clamp down on cybersquatters Dot-ca bandits look out. Businesses and individuals denied their desired dot-ca Internet domain names because of bad faith registrations — commonly known as cybersquatting — will soon have an alternative to the long and costly process of going to court.