Articles by Richard Schreier

About Richard Schreier

Richard Schreier is a product manager at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the not-for-profit entity that has the mandate to operate the .CA platform for all Canadians. He has worked in the domain industry for more than 12 years and previously served as the CEO of Pool.com, a domain drop catcher and auction house. He has used his industry expertise to consult with several organizations through the new gTLD application process, leading to the launch of several new generic and brand domains. Richard offers a free 1 hour online webinar that provides a better sense of what might be possible for a dotcity TLD.

Why Cities Should Operate Their Own Top Level Domains

When we think of destinations on the Internet, we think of web addresses that often end in “.com” or “.net” or even “.us”. These strings to the right of the dot are called “top level domains” (TLDs) and until recently the choices of available TLDs was limited. There...

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