The Internet as we know it may be fairly new, but that short history doesn’t mean it’s not also filled with cycles and repetition.
Back in 2003, ICANN convened the … Continue Reading
What is a branded link?
While brands are the most important assets for modern companies, links are the foundation of the web. Every time someone clicks, taps, or swipes, there … Continue Reading
The .SHOP domain extension sells itself. There are currently 670,000+ .SHOP registrations worldwide, and more than 51,000 active online shops hosted on this top-level-domain (TLD). Recently, .SHOP saw a surge … Continue Reading
Jeffrey Sass, CMO of the .CLUB domain registry, explores the eCommerce trend towards membership and subscription services. Continue Reading
Last updated: July 2, 2020
On February 1, 2020, the United Kingdom officially withdrew from the European Union, with a transition period that will extend until December 31, 2020. … Continue Reading
Today, personal websites function as a calling card that can help your customers showcase an online portfolio, house their resume or blog, and find creative ways to establish their personal … Continue Reading
Today we’re highlighting one of our partners, Flazio, an Italian CMS provider that serves customers around the globe. They focus on providing innovative tools and straightforward user experience to enable … Continue Reading
The OpenSRS team has enough musically inclined members to form at least two in-house rock bands, so we’re geeking out pretty hard about highlighting Bandzoogle on our blog. The Montreal-based … Continue Reading
Most of us that work in Tech are familiar with security best-practices, but for many people, including your customers, being thrust into working remotely and conducting more daily activity online … Continue Reading
From an early point in the current global crisis, it was clear to Tucows that we were going to need to do something new and different in how we responded … Continue Reading
The health and safety of our customers, partners, and employees are of the highest priority to OpenSRS. With the heightened concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and … Continue Reading
Tucows provides reasonable, lawful access to non-public registration data; this means constantly working to balance the privacy rights of registrants against the rights of third parties, most of which, in … Continue Reading
OpenSRS turns 20 this month, and we’re lucky enough to have a number of Tucows lifers on staff who built and shaped the brand when it was just a startup, … Continue Reading
Founded in 1999 by two students offering web-design services, Hostnet has grown into one of the largest and most customer-friendly hosting providers in the Netherlands. Today, they offer domain names, … Continue Reading
Montreal in November is not as bad as it sounds; the weather is crisp and clear, the snow isn’t too deep yet, and it doesn’t get dark until a reasonable … Continue Reading
It has been more than a year since Tucows launched our Tiered Access Compliance & Operations portal, sometimes called “Gated Whois,” and it’s been around six months since we shared … Continue Reading
Abuse is a significant problem on the Internet today and, as a provider of Internet infrastructure services, we constantly consider what role we should play in combatting this issue. We … Continue Reading
.ORG has a new look! It’s the same trusted domain you know and love, but with a new, bold visual identity. We sat down with PIR, the registry behind the … Continue Reading
Update: Our latest Digicert Webinar covers the importance of authentication in SSL, and how it’s a key factor in properly marketing and selling certificates:
ICANN’s Inter-Registrar Transfer Policy (IRTP) defines the procedures and rules for domain name transfers. When it was first introduced in 2004, the Policy was limited to inter-registrar transfers. Over the … Continue Reading
As our Hosted Email service grows, we’re working to continually improve the platform while maintaining high availability.
One essential component of our white-label email solution is our Webmail, … Continue Reading
A small delegation from Tucows attended ICANN64 in Kobe, Japan, and we want to share a few quick highlights about the progress made in some key areas.
RDAP Working Group
ICANN’s Expedited Policy Development Process (EPDP) team has issued their Phase 1 Final Report, marking the end of this stage of the project. The recommendations from this Report will … Continue Reading
Tucows’ Tiered Access Compliance & Operations portal (which we commonly refer to as a “Tiered Access Directory” or “gated Whois”) launched at the end of May 2018. With its … Continue Reading
This is the second post in our series on the ICANN 63 conference that was held in Barcelona in October 2018. Before diving in, we recommend taking a look … Continue Reading
Remember, although we have a great legal team working here at Tucows, none of what we share here can or should be taken as legal advice.
Among the world’s … Continue Reading
A parent preparing a toddler for her first beach vacation and a seasoned kayaker preparing for Zambia’s Ghostrider rapid will not reach for the same life jacket. In the world … Continue Reading
Update: March 6, 2018
Before we dive into Whois changes, I want to go back to something that was mentioned in our initial GDPR post – to whom does the … Continue Reading
Owning and managing your own hosted email infrastructure can be a double-edged sword. On one side, you have absolute control over your email operations, but on the other, there are … Continue Reading
This is by far the most common question in the minds of end users.
The most successful way to sell SSL certificates to users who are unsure is this: Assess and … Continue Reading
A top-level domain (or TLD), refers to the letters to the right of the dot in a domain name. For example, our website, opensrs.com, uses a .COM TLD. Most of … Continue Reading
Back in February of this year, Apple announced that as of September 1, 2020, its Safari browser will no longer trust newly registered SSL certificates with validity periods of two … Continue Reading