Archive for the "Domain Names" Category

.CA Domain Names Held To Be Personal Property

Posted by Neil Melliship on January 14th, 2014

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision (Court File No. CV-13-480391) has held that .CA domain names are personal property and as such are subject to the rules that govern any other type of personal property, including those against wrongful conversion.  Perhaps more importantly, the case appears to stand for the proposition that title in .CA domain names exists [...]

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The Big Reveal – ICANN Announces List of new gTLD applicants and applications

Posted by Karen Monteith on June 13th, 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) posted the list of new gTLD applicants and applications today.  ICANN received a total of 1,930 new gTLD applications. Many companies such as Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Wal-Mart filed applications.  Among the Canadian applicants are Rogers (for .FIDO and .CHATR), Shaw Cablesystems (for Shaw) and [...]

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CIRA Announces .CA Registry Upgrade and 24 hour service outage

Posted by Karen Monteith on June 8th, 2012

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced that it will be performing a  system update to its .CA registry on June 12, 2012.   In order to complete the upgrade, there will be a 24 hour service outage from 9 a.m. (ET) on June 12 to 9:00 a.m. (ET) on June 13.  During the service outage, [...]

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