[DNS] aucd

[DNS] aucd

From: Chris Disspain <ceo§auda.org.au>
Date: Sun, 13 Aug 2006 13:47:51 +1000
Hmmmmm...since launch last Tuesday 13 applications from communities and rising.....

> when it collapses (as it inevitably will,)....

Well, of course, you'd know best.....

Chris Disspain
CEO - auDA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dns-bounces+ceo=auda.org.au&#167;dotau.org [mailto:dns-bounces+ceo=auda.org.au§dotau.org] On Behalf Of
> Kirk Fletcher
> Sent: Sunday, 13 August 2006 10:17
> To: .au DNS Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [DNS] aucd
> > I can understand $65/$99 for it, the $550 fee charged by
> > auDA*cough*aucd.org*cough* how ever, is blatent false advertising,
> > and misleading.
> Not really... the $550 actually goes to the community domains mob...
> the registrar does indeed only get their little fee on top.  It's insanely
> ridiculous, but that's the way it works.  I'm sure I could have thought
> of much more interesting ways to blow a million dollars that to create
> this miserable organisation.
> Aside from that, if a customer goes to one of these registrars and asks
> about community domains, they are fully expected to "pass their client
> on", and then hope that after they've been approved, they come back.
> Obviously, any registrar with a brain will instead encourage them to
> buy something else.  Something that is cheaper to the registrant, more
> recognisable to visitors, and more profitable to registrars (ie, ANY
> OTHER domain type!)
> I cannot believe anyone would want one of these domains - and am
> even more surprised that any registrar bothered supporting them... I
> just hope that when it collapses (as it inevitably will,) that they don't
> expect further auDA funding.

> Cheers,
> Kirk
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