Recent .CA Anniversary Media Coverage

  As you know we are currently celebrating the 20th anniversary of the .CA – when the management of the .CA country code domain name was officially allocated to Webnames.ca founder and Canadian Internet Pioneer John Demco. The May 14, 2007 anniversary was an important day for Canada and an important story for the Canadian…

Domain Name News – June 10, 2007

Worldwide Domain Registrations Reach 128 Million – VeriSign’s quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief reports that the total number of domain registrations worldwide has reached 128 million, a 31% increase during the previous year. The number of .com/.net domain names grew to 69 million, a 28% increase year over year and 6% quarter over quarter. CcTLD…

Domain Name News – June 3, 2007

RegisterFly Domains Being Transferred to GoDaddy – Registrar GoDaddy.com has reached an agreement with RegisterFly, which had had its registrar accreditation terminated by ICANN, to transfer RegisterFly’s portfolio of domain names to GoDaddy.com. ICANN has welcomed the announcement. .TRAVEL Registry Gets Reprieve – SEC documents indicate that Michael Egan, president of Theglobe.com, has lent $250,000…

Blogs you should read: Seth Godin

Author of marketing touchstones like “Purple Cow” and “All Marketers are Liars,” Seth Godin is a marketing heavy-weight and according to Business Week “the Ultimate Entrepreneur for the Information Age.” He is also a great writer and continually offers solid advice on his blog, giving you tips on what to do and what not to…

Domain Name News – May 27, 2007

ICANN Reports RegisterFly Deal To Transfer Domains – ICANN reports that it “has been advised of a deal to transfer all names in RegisterFly’s management from RegisterFly to an existing accredited Registrar with a demonstrated record of customer service. This would be a quick and effective solution to many of the problems that registrants are…

What Craig said got me thinking

I had an opportunity to meet Craig Newmark last week – that’s right THE Craig – from Craigs List (www.craigslist.org) . He was speaking at Jewish Family Service Agency (JFSA of Vancouver) luncheon and some of his comments highlighted some philosophical similarities with Webnames.ca. He said that he is often called a visionary but insisted…