News / February 2007

Tucows Files Intention to Make a Normal Course Issuer Bid

TORONTO, February 15, 2007 – Tucows Inc. (TSX:TC, AMEX: TCX) today announced that the Toronto Stock Exchange (??úTSX??ù) has accepted a notice of its intention to make a normal course issuer bid through the facilities of the TSX. The normal course issuer bid is intended to be part of the share buy-back program previously announced by the Company on January 9, 2007. Tucows will have the option to purchase its shares either through the facilities of the TSX or the Amex Stock Market.
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Taking Measures to Stop Spammers

One of our readers left us this comment last week:

“I’d be interested to know what (if any) measures you have in place to stop spammers registering their domains in the first place and/or detect spam registrations after the event.”

As your intrepid reporter, I spoke with Garrick Lau, who is driving forward several Abuse initiatives here at Tucows. Here is what I learned about how we’re stopping spammers:

Tucows has a dedicated Abuse team that monitors system logs, and abuse related activity across the our services. The Abuse team will actively disable offending spammers based on evidence found in system logs as well as complaints reported to our Customer Service team. At this time, this process is manual rather than automated.

We realize spamming and phishing are big problems. We’re in the early stages on projects to put more controls in place for automating our policy enforcement and monitoring across all our services.

Tucows is also involved in industry standards groups like MAAWG
(Messaging Anti- Abuse Working Group) to learn what others in the industry are doing to control spam and related abuse and so we can share our own experiences.

To report a spamming or phishing domain to us, please send complete evidence of the offending domain and the content of the spam message with full headers to

Tucows Announces 4th Quarter Results / Conference Call Today at 5:00 p.m. EST

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I'm going to simply quote the official-sounding release:

Tucows Inc. (TSX: TC, AMEX: TCX) plans to release its fourth quarter fiscal 2006 financial results on Thursday, February 8, 2007, following market close. Company management will host a conference call on Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 5:00 p.m. EST (GMT -5) to discuss the results and outlook.

If you'd like to listen to the conference call, go to our Conference Call page and click on the “Click here to listen to the webcast” link. The link will be active about an hour prior to the call.

Tucows Reports Continued Strong Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year End Fiscal 2006

Company Achieves Sixteenth Consecutive Quarter of Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth and Exceeds Annual Cash Flow From Operations Target
TORONTO ??ì February 8, 2007 ??ì Tucows Inc. (AMEX:TCX, TSX:TC), a leading provider of Internet services to web hosting companies, ISPs and other service providers worldwide, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2006.
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