In light of the recent ICANN advisory on domain lookup frontrunning we’ve made the guarantee that your domain lookups on easyWhois have and always will be, private. What is domain lookup front running? It is when an unscrupulous operator between you and a domain lookup tool, such as a whois lookup website, perhaps even the […]
I just finished voting in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority Board of Directors election. This year’s election is the first under the new election process and reformed membership structure that was ushered in last year at the special member’s meeting in Toronto. I have mixed feelings about the new membership reform, having spent a good […]
You probably didn’t know we operated a URL shortening service at easyURL.net, which has some nice features like being able to create your own short label for a shortened URL and tracking of access stats. After awhile I noticed that I was also using it as a pseudo-bookmarking mechanism, but of course it required that […]
During my 3-year tenure on the CIRA Board, I got the opportunity to travel across the country. Whenever we held a public forum anywhere in Canada, the turnout was usually quite high and the participants informed and enthusiastic. Then near the end of every open forum I made it a habit to ask the attendees […]
We have been testing our outbound mail service (codenamed “easySMTP(tm)”) and it looks good. It supports TLS and listens on numerous alternative ports. easySMTP outbound mail service will be bundled with DNS-plus packages at no extra cost. We are now accepting beta users for this service. If you would like to be a beta user […]
The MyPrivacy.ca whois-record-spamguard system has been upgraded to new hardware and now supports personalized whitelists. This means individual users can add their own whitelists, either email based or hostname based, which opens myprivacy.ca up to much more flexibility beyond protecting your whois records. An myprivacy.ca accounts are still free.