CIRA giving $1M to projects that “enhance Internet for all Canadians”

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is launching a new program that will fund projects by as much as $100,000 each if they can improve the Internet for all Canadians. CIRA, which manages

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 29th, 2014 Candice So

Canada must build routing infrastructure to skirt US snooping, CIRA says

Editor's note: Inspired by this article, CIRA has created an online forum for further discussion on the topic. Visit it and leave a comment. Canada saw another Internet Exchange Point (IXP) booted up Sept.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 30th, 2013 Brian Jackson

2 million reasons why Canadians love the .ca domain

When retired schoolteacher Leora Rissin registered a dot-ca Web site for her new bed and breakfast this week, she never considered that she’d contribute to a digital milestone in Canada. But she’s delighted

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 22nd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadian Web site owners targeted by new scam

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) today is warning dot-ca owners of a new online scan involving fake renewal notices sent via e-mail.The e-mails come from a sender calling itself Renewdomain.ca, which is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 10th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s Web domain celebrates 25 years

Imagine that instead of simply typing www.itbusiness.ca to access this Web site, you had to type something like /c=ca/o=itbusiness/ou=news into your browser's address bar. It could have happened if the X.500 standard for

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Internet shifts to new IPv6 protocol

Today, a new protocol goes live on much of the Internet as IPv6 permanently replaces IPv4 on more than 1,000 Web sites, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and other major Web brands.One year ago,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ontario registrar stopped from selling dot-ca domains

A registrar with close ties to a reseller that the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) accuses of sending misleading solicitations to domain owners has lost its licence to sell dot-ca domains.Markham, Ont.-based Brandon

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2011 Brian Jackson