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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)

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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. 

A Second Year of Funding to Enhance Canadians’ Internet Experience

Project funding from .CA helps non-for-profit and community organizations, as well as research institutions innovate and complete projects that will measurably improve the Internet for Canadians.

A Case for Looking Before Leaping: The IANA Stewardship Proposal

January 22, 2015
In my comments on the draft Cross-Community Working Group (CWG) on Naming Related Functions proposal for the IANA transition, I expressed my overall support, albeit somewhat reserved, for the proposal.