Please Vote in the CIRA Board Election

Posted on September 25, 2012 by

Once again, the CIRA Board of Directors election is upon us. There are many good candidates to choose from this year, here are the ones we really like. Members Slate Michael Geist Daniel Kligerman Nominating Committee Slate John King Dave Chiswell Bill Sandiford  If you are a .CA domain holder and CIRA member, you can…

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Please Unsubscribe

Posted on September 17, 2012 by

Sometimes our customers ask me “Why are you spamming me?” so I respond “What did we send you?” and the response usually points to something our marketing department thought would be really useful to share, a survey our customer service people thought would help us improve our service if we got feedback on it, an…

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The New York Times: Enhance your online privacy with Hover Email

Posted on May 7, 2012 by

The New York Times ran a great piece last week outlining some steps you can take to enhance your privacy online. Kate Murphy argues that there are no secrets online and everything you do is being gathered by Facebook, Google and many others to create an online profile that can be organized, stored and sold…

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Register your personal domain name before someone else does

Posted on May 1, 2012 by

Rarely a week will pass when I won’t read a story about a public figure or a politician who missed out on the opportunity to register their name as a domain name and someone else got to it before them.  Even if someone with bad intentions doesn’t register it, the likelihood that there’s someone else…

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Domain Registrar Pricing Games: Watch the fine print

Posted on April 27, 2012 by

We hear it all the time. “Hover is soooo expensive. I can get domain names for eighty-five cents at that other registrar. No wait, they want to pay *me* now. Why is Hover so expensive? $15 is a crazy price.” We have no intention of being the cheapest registrar. That would make us feel, well…….

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