Cira

  • .sx switches from KSRegistry to CIRA’s Fury

    … Sint Maarten ccTLD .sx has changed registry back-end providers. SX Registry has switched from Germany’s KSRegistry to Canada’s CIRA, according to a CIRA press release and IANA records. SX is now using CIRA’s relatively new Fury back-end platform, which launched a bit over a year ago with the new gTLD .kiwi as its inaugural customer…

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  • In harsh tones, ccNSO rejects NomCom appointee

    … on the Council and being a director of .ca registry CIRA, the Council said in a letter to NomCom and the ICANN board. Three of the Council’s 18 voting members are selected by NomCom. The rest are elected from ccTLD registries, three from each of ICANN’s five geographic regions. To maintain balance, and promote independent views, the Council told…

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  • CIRA and Nominum offering DNS firewall

    … Canadian ccTLD registry CIRA has started offering DNS-based security services to Canadian companies. The company has partnered with DNS security services provider Nominum to develop DNS Firewall, which it said lets customers “block access to malicious content before it can reach their network”. It’s basically a recursive DNS service…

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  • CIRA becomes first new gTLD back-end since 2012

    … CIRA, the Canadian ccTLD manager, has become the first new registry back-end provider to enter the gTLD market since the 2012 application round closed. The company today announced that it has signed Dot Kiwi, operator of .kiwi, as its first client. .kiwi will become the first non-.ca TLD that CIRA runs the back-end for, according to VP…

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