Monthly Archives: May 2017

Registry Transformation Project: Request for Expressions of Interest

auDA has decided to conduct a tender process to enable auDA to build and operate a dedicated .au registry. As an initial scoping exercise, auDA has released a Request for Expressions of Interest for the Registry Transformation Project.The documents are… Continue reading

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Announcement regarding the resignation of Rachael Falk, Director Technology, Security and Strategy

auDA’s Director of Technology, Security and Strategy, Rachael Falk, has advised auDA’s CEO, Cameron Boardman, that she will be resigning at the end of June to pursue other career opportunities.Ms Falk stated “the decision to offer my resignation was du… Continue reading

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Domain Name Sales Activity – 8th May to 21st May

Can you believe that we’re almost in June already? Another federal budget has been brought to the table and we’re approaching the home straight for the financial year. Premium domain sales are still coming through thick and fast, with another 4 joining the tally over the last fortnight. Kicking off this report, we were delighted to see a 2 letter domain take out top spot. The domain in question should come as a familiar sight to some, with the name cv.com.au sure to have been high up on the list of most desirable domains. What may come as a surprise […] Continue reading

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Root Zone KSK Rollover

One of the internet’s most vital pieces of security infrastructure will soon be updated for the first time: ICANN is changing the Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK), a cryptographic key pair that helps ensure web users reach legitimate websites and are no… Continue reading

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Domain Name Sales Activity – 1st May to 7th May

May begins with another sales report for our premium domain names. This time there were 4 registrations in the last week, including a couple acronyms among them. The leading name for the week was localbusiness.com.au, which was secured for $5,549.45 by VIBP Pty Ltd. The multi– faceted company operates in a variety of sectors supporting organisations with knowledge and expertise, and via media and publishing engagements. The company has secured the name in what appears to be a program management solution for the website localbusinessawards.com.au. Currently the new domain is being redirected to the abovementioned awards–focussed domain. Not only does […] Continue reading

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Update on the Registry Transformation Project

BackgroundOn 26 April 2017, we announced our decision to conduct a restricted tender exercise to enable auDA to build and operate a dedicated .au registry. We also announced our intention to commence an initial scoping exercise, sourcing expert advice … Continue reading

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