Re: [DNS] Geographical Names

Re: [DNS] Geographical Names

From: Ian Smith <smithi§nimnet.asn.au>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2002 00:24:53 +1100 (EST)
On Fri, 25 Jan 2002, Nick Andrew wrote:

 > On Fri, Jan 25, 2002 at 11:23:11AM +0800, Damian Meyer wrote:
 > > Speed is also a town in Victoris according to the National Gazetteer.
 > 
 > I wonder what happens when somebody names a new suburb, and find that it
 > conflicts with an already-registered com.au domain? Or is there feedback
 > to ensure that can never happen? The mind boggles.

:-)

 > Bring on the geographic 2LDs and we may be able to have another auction
 > to release us from all this mindboggling silliness in com.au.

Yes, then the highest bidders, most likely real estate agents, can 'own'
their district; right and proper under this current neo-feudalist model.

AuDA could cash in yet again - perhaps the CEO could slip in an ad or
two for some populous districts that haven't attracted sufficient bids?

Cheers, Ian
Received on Fri Oct 03 2003 - 00:00:00 UTC

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