Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

New .CA Whois Policy Now In Place – With A Twist

Posted by Neil Melliship on June 16th, 2008

In a recent post, we reviewed the pending changes to the .CA Whois policy. On June 10, 2008, those changes were implemented. The biggest change is the cloaking of most of the Whois information for individual registrants, regardless of whether the domain names of such registrants are being used for commercial, unlawful or other purposes. [...]

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CIRA Announces Formal Revisions To Implement New WHOIS Policy

Posted by Neil Melliship on May 12th, 2008

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority has issued a news release announcing revisions to a number of its policies, rules and procedures, which are required to formally implement its new WHOIS Policy. These revisions will become effective on June 10, 2008. As reported in an earlier posting, the changes to the .CA WHOIS Policy will permit [...]

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Premier’s Blogger Battle

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on January 11th, 2008

Canadian domain name aficionados and Albertan politicos of all stripes have had a chuckle over the story the last few days. In case you missed it, popular Alberta blogger Dave Cournoyer (who blogs at was threatened by lawyers for Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach, who were agitated that Cournoyer had registered the domain [...]

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