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Buffering: What’s in a domain name?

Buffering… is an editorial cartoon series by Charlie Teljeur.

Buffering - CIRA city domains

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority made a new pitch to Canadian municipalities recently – register your own top level domain and CIRA will run it for you. After all, it’s worked for other cities that have built up international brands, so why shouldn’t some well-known Canadian cities try to jump on the domain bandwagon? While some cities like Toronto and Montreal may seem like obvious candidates for the service, let’s face it – some towns will just never want to cram their names into a URL.

 

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Charlie Teljeur
Charlie Teljeur
Charlie was most recently the Writer and Director of the feature length documentary There's Something In The Water? which aired in primetime February 2014 and was based on the book he authored in 2010. Charlie is also the Creator of cartoon hits such as: Boonieville, The Instigator and Hockey Sock Puppet Theatre. He has been involved in many forms of multi-media over the years and his writing and illustration work has been seen in The Hockey News, The Halifax Daily News, Sun Media and CBC Sports Online. During this time he has interviewed the likes of Morgan Freeman, Charlie Sheen, Bo Jackson, Dr. J, Bernie Parent, Mike Bossy, Joe Carter, Jonathan Goldsmith (“The Most Interesting Man in the World”), Margaret Atwood, and many more.

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