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September 26, 2018 12:49

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CIRA has a record year for regs

Canadian ccTLD registry CIRA says its fiscal 2018 was its best year yet for new .ca registrations. The company today said it registered 537,941 names in the year to the end of March. Its previous record, from its FY12, was 511,900. Its current total domains under management was 2,736,980, an all-time high, the company said […]

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CIRA wants patent for registry “tag” system

Canada’s ccTLD administrator files patent application related to aspects of its Fury registry platform. CIRA has applied for a patent related to its Fury registry management platform. Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the group that manages Canada’s .CA domain name and has started offering registry services to other TLDs, has filed a patent application covering aspects […]

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.sx switches from KSRegistry to CIRA’s Fury

Sint Maarten ccTLD .sx has changed registry back-end providers. SX Registry has switched from Germany’s KSRegistry to Canada’s CIRA, according to a CIRA press release and IANA records. SX is now using CIRA’s relatively new Fury back-end platform, which launched a bit over a year ago with the new gTLD .kiwi as its inaugural customer. […]

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CIRA and Nominum offering DNS firewall

Canadian ccTLD registry CIRA has started offering DNS-based security services to Canadian companies. The company has partnered with DNS security services provider Nominum to develop D-Zone DNS Firewall, which it said lets customers “block access to malicious content before it can reach their network”. It’s basically a recursive DNS service with a layer of filterware […]

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Canada domains : Dot .CA turned 30 eh!

O, Canada! Dot .CA domains are now officially 30 years old, so time for Canadian domainers to rejoice. Shotgun a beer maybe? 😀 According to our domain flags list, dot .CA went live on May 14th, 1987 – becoming the 14th country to be allocated a national ccTLD. It was predated by Norway on March […]

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CIRA becomes first new gTLD back-end since 2012

CIRA, the Canadian ccTLD manager, has become the first new registry back-end provider to enter the gTLD market since the 2012 application round closed. The company today announced that it has signed Dot Kiwi, operator of .kiwi, as its first client. .kiwi will become the first non-.ca TLD that CIRA runs the back-end for, according […]

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Domain investor’s ingenious trick to register .CA domains

If you’re not a Canadian, forget about registering a .CA domain, eh. Hundreds of domain investors to the north of America’s borders enjoy the privilege of getting hold of the .CA extension, whenever they want. Some of the biggest domain sales reported by DNJournal in 2016, have been in the .CA extension; the lucrative ccTLD […]

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MD.ca : Adam Dicker inks domain deal with Canadian clinic

Canadian domain investor, Adam Dicker, knows well that it’s not always about the domain sale. With numerous domain sales under his belt, Adam Dicker owns a strong portfolio of short .CA domains, one of which is MD.ca. Many domain investors go after an outright sale of premium assets, but in this case Adam Dicker is […]

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MD.ca : Adam Dicker inks domain deal with Canadian clinic

Canadian domain investor, Adam Dicker, knows well that it’s not always about the domain sale. With numerous domain sales under his belt, Adam Dicker owns a strong portfolio of short .CA domains, one of which is MD.ca. Many domain investors go after an outright sale of premium assets, but in this case Adam Dicker is […]

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Adam Dicker is Coming to California

Adam Dicker is coming to California During the holiday season Adam will take to the road as he teams up with Protrada and hopes to see friends and fellow domainers for a couple of workshops in Dana Point, California. Adam starts off with Brokers BootCamp Join Adam Dicker in this 2 day event as he shows […]

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