RE: [DNS] auDA media release

RE: [DNS] auDA media release

From: Dave Hooper <dave§davehooper.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2003 14:06:12 +1000
My goodness. Unless we see some real action taken when these events take
place we will continue to see them happen. What implications are there
for a registrar failing to act as it should? Apparently none.

Dave Hooper.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Disspain [mailto:ceo&#167;auda.org.au] 
> Sent: Wednesday, 18 June 2003 1:59 PM
> To: 'Chris Disspain'
> Cc: announce&#167;lists.auda.org.au; dns§lists.auda.org.au; 
> members&#167;lists.auda.org.au
> Subject: [DNS] auDA media release
> 
> 
> Discount Domain Name Services breaches new transfer policy
> 
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> 
> Melbourne, 18 June 2003 - auDA has found that actions by 
> Discount Domain Name Services (DDNS) breached the new 
> Transfers (Change of Registrar of
> Record) Policy (auDA published policy number 2003-03 located at
> http://www.auda.org.au/docs/auda-2003-03.pdf) 
> 
>  
> 
> The new policy came into force on Monday 16th June 2003. 
> Under the policy a transfer of a domain name from one 
> registrar of record to another became free. However, 
> registrars are required to obtain authorisation from the registrant.
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> 
> On Monday 16th June 2003 DDNS initiated over 1600 transfers 
> from other registrars to itself which auDA has found had not 
> been authorised by the relevant registrants.
> 
>  
> 
> auDA has taken the following actions:-
> 
>  
> 
> 1.      Instructed AusRegistry to transfer each domain name 
> transferred
> by DDNS back to its original registrar of record.
> 
> 2.      Directed the original registrars of record to send an
> explanatory communication to each affected registrant.
> 
> 3.      Directed DDNS to post a corrective notice on its web 
> site, for a
> period of 30 days.
> 
> 4.      Prohibited DDNS (for a period of 60 days) from 
> transferring any
> domain name from another registrar to itself unless it 
> provides auDA with a copy of the relevant authorisation, and 
> auDA provides its consent. 
> 
> 5.      Required DDNS to review its systems and procedures to ensure
> that DDNS adheres to all of its obligations under the 
> published policies and the Registrar Agreement.
> 
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> 
> -ENDS-
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> 
> For media contact:
> 
>  
> 
> auDA:
> 
> Chris Disspain
> 
> Chief Executive Officer
> 
> tel: 03 9349 4711
> 
> email:  <mailto:ceo&#167;auda.org.au> ceo§auda.org.au
> 
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> Chris Disspain
> 
> CEO - auDA
> 
> ceo&#167;auda.org.au
> 
www.auda.org.au <http://www.auda.org.au/> 

 
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