Google searches for laughs with .LOL top level domain

Do you run a health centre and are planning to add the top level domain .Docs to your site? Are you a comedian eyeing .Lol? Looks like search engine giant Google beat you

Published on: May 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

CIRA launches DNSSEC knowledge centre

A while back, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority rolled out a tool called Domain Name System Security Extension (DNSSEC) to counter the growing instances of Web spoofing. DNSSEC provides businesses on the Internet

Published on: February 17th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

ICANN now accepting Top-Level Domain applications

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has started accepting applications for new generic top-level domains, a move that has the potential to befuddle consumers and provide a gold mine for scammers.There

Published on: January 13th, 2012 John P. Mello Jr.

Impact Awards for Canadian Web sites expands for 2012

Mobile Web sites, games and applications are now eligible to be entered in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) annual Impact Awards dot-ca Web site competition. The dot-ca domain name registration body expects

Published on: November 28th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Businesses fret over brand protection from new XXX domains

As the world's largest Internet registrar announced its rates for the XXX adult entertainment domain set to appear in December, reports began appearing of businesses complaining about being forced to buy domain names

Published on: August 17th, 2011 John P. Mello Jr.

Online traffic spikes on World IPv6 Day

A surge of IPv6-based Web traffic began flowing over the Internet last night when World IPv6 Day began, according to data gathered by Arbor Networks.Arbor released some initial findings at 9 a.m. EDT

Published on: June 9th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

All dot-com Web sites get security upgrade with DNSSEC

Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) were switched on for .com domain names late last week, in a final stage of one of the biggest security upgrades the Internet has seen. DNSSEC extends

Published on: April 6th, 2011 Keir Thomas

Yahoo moves to IPv6 despite access woes

Yahoo is forging ahead with a move to IPv6 on its main Web site by year-end despite worries that up to 1 million Internet users may be unable to access it initially.Yahoo's massive

Published on: January 20th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

McAfee maps world’s riskiest Web domains

In the world of online search, just as in real estate, the mantra for safe bets is “location, location, location”, according to security experts from McAfee Inc., who recently mapped out the world's

Published on: November 2nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano sells for $13M

If there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that sex sells. It should come as no surprise, then, that the Web's simplest sex-based domain name -- -- has just sold

Published on: October 25th, 2010 J.R. Raphael

Video Blog: Move your business to IPv6 before it's too late

Has your business switched to new Internet protocol IPv6 yet? Companies that haven’t should be rushing to get their Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and domain registrars to adopt the new protocol because space

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Embrace Canadian identity with dot-ca address, ad guru says

Canadian businesses should capitalize on their “unique” Canadian character and take advantage of the good reputation of dot-ca domain names have in the online market space, according to advertising guru Terry O'Reilly.“Every product

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

CIRA changes remove hassle for domain name owners

Canadian domain name registrars are optimistic that managing their clients’ .ca addresses will become easier when the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) rolls out next month a redesigned domain name registration system and

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Internet address shortage could create a new black market

Organizations slow to adopt IPv6 take heed: Surging requests for IPv4 addresses are quickly drying up the available store, raising the specter of an IPv4 black market that could dramatically increase the cost

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Mel Beckman