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Changes to CIRA’s WHOIS look-up directory

Ottawa, March 9, 2012 – Recently, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) made changes to the .CA WHOIS look-up directory.

Due to security reasons, WHOIS will now only return a single search result for the exact term entered into the search bar. If no .CA is added to the search term, the WHOIS tool will automatically append a .CA to the search term and complete the WHOIS look-up.

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About CIRA
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the organization that manages Canada’s .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada’s Internet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally.