Re: [DNS] INTERNET.COM.AU

Re: [DNS] INTERNET.COM.AU

From: Katie Halson <katie§bluedoor.com.au>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 17:16:51 +1100
PS. 

I would be quite happy to sit on a panel and allocate generic domain names
at no charge. Because of the original generic domain policy strange as it
was we are in a position to guide the Australian Internet for the better.
Its time that an effort is made to develop something that once had great
potential.

on 24/1/02 4:55 PM, Katie Halson at katie&#167;bluedoor.com.au wrote:

> Some thoughts.
> 
> For the majority of generic domain names an auction process is probably the
> best way to go. I would imagine of the 3600 or so generic domains there will
> be many that are not even applied for and bids will be low. Ie
> abalone.com.au
> 
> For those domains of value ie Internet.com.au, trade.com.au etc I would
> suggest they be removed from the auction process and licensed through a
> panel or commitee. As licences are only for two years auDA would have the
> right to revoke the licence. Every 2 years the domain name could be put to
> tender, thereby restricting the commercial value of the name itself and
> giving ample opportunity for other entities to utilise the domain.
> 
> I believe the main criteria for being approved should be that the domain
> name is being utilised for its generic nature. Ie trade.com.au could be
> utilised by a company that wishes to represent australian manufactures or
> exports to the global community.
> 
> After all the internet was built around a community, exploited by commecial
> entities and now lays somewhat abandoned and struggling for an identity.
> 
> Katie
> 
> 
> 
> on 24/1/02 4:23 PM, Kim Davies at kim&#167;cynosure.com.au wrote:
> 
>> Quoting Katie Halson on Thursday January 24, 2002:
>> | As per my "Hypothetical" I would meet all of the criteria as per the policy
>> | document  http://www.auda.org.au/docs/registrar-eoi-policy.pdf. My business
>> | qould have been registered 10 years and i'm sure Internet and Australian
>> are
>> | not restricted business terms.
>> | As it is an auction I would have an equal right to license internet.com.au.
>> | Is it in the domain names best interest to be represented by me?
>> 
>> So what should the Domain Name Allocation Policy be? Clearly your issue
>> is not with the auction, but with the policy itself.
>> 
>> kim
>> 
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