Public Domain

Byron Holland's perspective on the Internet and domain space.

Byron Holland is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

Public Domain

25 ways to build a stronger Internet in Canada

May 28, 2015
As a digital nation, Canada has a lot to be proud of. From the inception of the public Internet, our nation has been among the world’s leaders in both usage and the development of new online technologies. Perhaps it’s because of our geography, or maybe it’s the weather (who hasn’t binged entire seasons of House of Cards on a cold January weekend?), but we have taken to the Internet in ways many of our global counterparts haven’t.

Measuring Canada’s Internet performance one test at a time

May 6, 2015
CIRA's new Internet performance test will contribute to the knowledge base about the Internet in Canada. 

A call to the global ccTLD community on the IANA transition – let’s have our voice heard

May 4, 2015
The development of the Internet is at a critical juncture in its history. Input from ccTLD managers is needed for the ongoing success of the global ccTLD community.

Embracing the ccTLD advantage – trust and credibility in a confusing market

April 21, 2015
This month, I was appointed to the co-chair position of CENTR’s ccTLD marketing working group, a role I enthusiastically embrace. It’s an interesting time to be at the forefront of the ccTLD community.