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Which nTLDs should I offer?

The huge variety of gTLDs out there can turn the task of curating a lineup that makes sense for your business into a rather daunting undertaking. Instead of getting bogged down by all the variables that could weigh into your final decision, I suggest you focus on the handful of key considerations that really matter. […]

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 technical, financial and sometimes emotional costs involved. An IT team equipped with four-leaf clovers and tissue boxes may be not the best approach. Luckily, there’s […]

The GDPR: What it is and why it matters to you (updated must change update date)

Update: Feb, XX, 2018 Previously, we had announced plans to apply GDPR-related requirements and processes only to domains registered by EU-local individuals. We have since changed our approach and now plan to extend these heightened privacy and security requirements to all registrants and resellers partners. This streamlined solution ensures that our platform is secure and […]

Why you should consider .SHOP

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 in registrations, as existing businesses moved online, and people started new ventures in a shifting COVID-19 economy. Here, we’ll take a look at how people […]

Content Moderation: How Do We Make the Internet Better from Here?

Last Friday, NamesCon hosted a fireside chat with our CEO, Elliot Noss, titled “How do we make the Internet better from here?” The discussion included some reminiscing about Tucows’ early days and how the Internet has evolved, but the main focus was online content moderation, something that we’ve been dealing with for years in our […]