With well over 1000 new Top Level Domains up and running now there are all sorts of possibilities to create seemingly novel URLs that leverage the meaning to the right-of-the-dot.
Many years ago, in 2006, after listening to an audiobook called Piranha Marketing by Joe Polish and Tim Paulson, and applying what I learned therein I sat down and wrote “10 Things You Must Know Before You Register A Domain Name With Anybody” where I said “A domain name insider speaks out and blows the … [Read more]
We’re happy to announce that as of this morning we’ve added ethereum as a payment method on easyDNS. To our knowledge, we are the first and only ICANN accredited registrar in the world, CIRA certified here in Canada, eh – to accept this thriving new crypto-currency as a payment method. To celebrate we’re also putting in … [Read more]
Word is a cable cut on iinet in Australia is preventing some users down under from connecting to the easyDNS website and email services (DNS on domains is unaffected). Customers have been reporting the problem to iinet support with varying degrees of comprehension from the front line there. Some users in Australia have been using … [Read more]
Earlier this year the CA/Browser Forum voted to make Certificate Authority Authorization (CAA) mandatory for all Certificate Authorities. What this means that domains will need to assert via DNS records (the CAA DNS RRType) which CA’s are permitted to issue certificates for your domains. Think of it as “sort of like SPF, but for SSL/TLS certs”. CAA … [Read more]