domain name, WSIS & governance news - May 19

domain name, WSIS & governance news - May 19

From: David Goldstein <goldstein_david§>
Date: Sun, 22 May 2005 19:30:41 +1000 (EST)
Check out for
the latest domain news. By COB 23 May Melbourne time,
a more recent edition of the news will normally be
posted to the auDA web site. The domain name news is
supported by auDA.

Cancer announcement takes down
The effects of the announcement that Kylie Minogue has
breast cancer has knocked her personal site off the

nz: Domain name dispute process to be implemented
At its meeting on 16 May, the .nz Oversight Committee
of InternetNZ unanimously decided to implement a
dispute resolution process for .nz domain names.

nz: Departing boss sees net future in convergence
The internet exists in its present form because
thousands of people round the world fight to keep it -
in the words of InternetNZ chief executive Peter
Macaulay - "open and uncapturable".

au: Domain name release sure to cause runcture: Suburb
and location names up for grabs in Australia   By
David Hague (May 16,2005)
In a move guaranteed to cause huge interest and
debate, domain names like,,, or are just some of the tens of thousands
of geographic domain names that may be available soon,
allocated by auDA, the industry regulator of .au
domain names. Applicants will be awarded by using a
system of individual ballots.,39024650,39188084,00.htm,2000061791,39191671,00.inp

ICANN Posts Proposed FY 2005-06 Budget
In accordance with Article XVI, Section 4 of the ICANN
Bylaws, ICANN today posted its Proposed Budget for
fiscal year 2005-06. The budget will be submitted to
the ICANN Board for approval in Luxembourg on 15 July
2005 after additional review by the Budget Advisory
Group and Finance Committee, constituency reviews,
public comment, and possible amendment. Comment can be
made to budget-comments&#167; The archive of
comments is available at

uk: Glastonbury Fest Wins Domain-Name Dispute
Organizers of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival
have won a Web site domain name infringement case at
the World Intellectual Property Organization.

ICANN Call for Submissions of Interest for Leadership
ICANN's Nomination Committee has begun their process
to nominate more members to various boards, councils
and committees of ICANN. This is the process by which
I was elected to the board last year. Contrary to what
some people may think, these positions should not be
taken to try to gain some privilege or power.

What's in a domain name? Losing control of Web address
can be disaster
Pssst. Hey buddy. Want to save your business for just
$6 a year? Then, in the immortal words of Jerry
Seinfeld, become "master of your domain." For the
uninitiated, a domain name is the name of a Web site,
or the part of an e-mail address that comes after the
almighty &#167; sign. It's the part of the Web address (or
URL) that comes after the http://www. part.

us: Major Domain Names In Bankruptcy Sale
The Bankruptcy Estate of Rockin Times Holding, Inc.
currently in Chapter 7, is disposing of over 160
Domain Names in several Categories.

au: Instra Corporation Becomes An Accredited Enum
Last week, Instra Corporation, the leading
international Domain Registrar, was accredited by
AusRegistry to provide ENUM registration services.
ENUM, or Electronic Number Mapping, will be key to the
operation of the Internet Telephone service.

tn: Little room for taking Tunisian government to task
The plight of Tunisian attorney Mohamed Abbou has been
in the spotlight for several weeks now, with United
States State Department spokesperson Richard Boucher
being quoted earlier this month as saying Washington
is “very concerned” about Abbou’s imprisonment.


Sources include Quicklinks <> and
BNA Internet Law News <>.


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