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CIRA is a non-profit Canadian corporation responsible for the distribution and registration of dot-ca domain Internet country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for all Canadians. In addition to functionning as a governing body for the registry of Canadian (.ca) domain names, CIRA also carries out other Internet related registration activites for the Canadian community through its network of certified registrars.
CIRA only distributes and authorizes the registration of Canadian domain, they are do not provide name registration services. As such, Canadians may only register or renew domain naming services from CIRA certified registrars, like DOMAINSunder.
The structure of the Internet domain hierarchy begins at one "root" point with nodes branching off that root, called Top Level Domains (TLDs). .com, .ca, .net, .org, .cc, .info, .uk, and many others are exampls of TLDs. IANA is the authority for the "root" or TLDs of the Internet. IANA distributes Internet numbers to providers, in addition, to other Internet activities. This responsibility is delegated to the not-for-profit organization, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
ICANN is a technical coordination body for the Internet. They coordinate the operation of the Internet's root server system and the assignment of Internet domain names, IP addresses, protocal parameters and port numbers. ICANN ensures that these Internet identifies are unique.
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