Monthly Archives: September 2010

Notice of 2010 auDA Annual General Meeting

The Board of Directors of .au Domain Administration Limited (auDA), is pleased to invite you to attend its 2010 Annual General Meeting.
Date: Monday 18 October 2010Time: 11.00amVenue: Maddocks, 140 William Street, Melbourne
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WHOIS and Registrant Contact Information Policy reviews

auDA conducts regular policy reviews to make sure that .au policies continue to be relevant and effective, and that they reflect the views of our stakeholders and the broader Australian Internet community.
On Friday we announced that we are reviewing t… Continue reading

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Postcard from Vilnius

Last week, I was in Vilnius, Lithuania.  Some people will try to convince you that travelling is a perk of my job.  It isn’t. Whilst one of the privileges of this job is that I get to visit places I may never have otherwise gone to, it still means bein… Continue reading

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An introduction to Community Geographic Domain Names

Hi, I’m Leonie Dunbar, auDA’s General Manager of registrar and CGDN services.
In my first blog post, I wanted to talk about an auDA initiative that we proudly boast is a world first – Community Geographic Domain Names.
Introduced in 2006, CGDNs are a s… Continue reading

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Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Awards

 
Hi, I’m Elspeth Ross.
Within the auDA team, I’m responsible for managing two projects we’ve set up to encourage and reward initiatives that benefit the Australian Internet space – the auDA Foundation and the Australia and NZ Internet Best Practice Aw… Continue reading

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auDRP

Lots of people would agree that one of the downsides of the Internet is the prevalence of “cybersquatting” – ie. people registering domain names that they have no right to hold, and then attempting to exploit them for commercial gain at the expense of … Continue reading

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The role of registrars

One of the most frequent inquiries we receive at auDA is, ‘Who should I register a domain name with?’ Our response doesn’t depend on which registrar sends through the largest Christmas hamper at the end of the year or who provides the most humorous ban… Continue reading

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Welcome to the auDA blog!

Welcome to the auDA blog!
We hope that you enjoy our blog or, if enjoying it is a bit of a stretch, that it will at least provide some useful information.
As the manager of the ‘.au’ internet space, our role involves a whole range of responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Finalists Announced – Australia and NZ Internet Best Practice Awards 2010

auDA is proud to announce the finalists for the 2010 Australia and New Zealand Internet Best Practice Awards.
The Awards recognise organisations, businesses, groups and individuals that have made significant contributions towards the security openness,… Continue reading

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