Monthly Archives: March 2011

ICANN, You Can . xxx Can!

I have just attended my first ICANN meeting and wow, I am very thankful for the 14 hour plane ride home to catch up on some sleep! The most notable outcomes of this meeting include the ICANN Board laying out a new timetable for the gTLD program, the ap… Continue reading

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ICANN SF Welcome Ceremony

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Well, this morning’s ICANN Welcome Ceremony featured a series of interesting speeches peppered with reminisces of the past, glimpses into… Continue reading

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Postcard from Silicon Valley (kind of)

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Greetings from the 40th gathering of ICANN: The “Silicon Valley Meeting*” in San Francisco.
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Congratulations Australia – 2 million .au domains!!

We’re very excited to announce that .au has reached a significant milestone – two million domain names!
All Australians should be proud of the strong online community we have created.
When the current competition model was launched, there were approx… Continue reading

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Congratulations Australia, we’ve registered 2 Million .au domain names

Australia’s Internet community celebrated a significant milestone last night with the registration of the two millionth .au domain name.
.au Domain Administration (auDA), the non-profit manager of the .au space, and AusRegistry, the registry operator f… Continue reading

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Scams: It’s Personal – Fighting fraud on the home front

auDA is proud to once again partner with the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT) for National Consumer Fraud Week. This important initiative raises business and consumer awareness of the economic, personal and social threats posed by fraud.
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Domain Name Registration Tips

Some people believe that domain names are entirely the realm of technically-natured people – but that is not totally correct. Granted that delegating website building and mail setup to a tech is understandable, domain name registration and domain name … Continue reading

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