[DNS] dumpstersluts.com.au

[DNS] dumpstersluts.com.au

From: Jon Lawrence <jon§jonlawrence.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 13:21:52 +0100
Hi Sean

In general, I don't disagree with you, however I would challenge you to
draft an allocation policy that prevented sites like these from appearing
that didn't also prevent thousands of completely legitimate businesses from
doing whatever they feel is the best thing for marketing their business
using the .au domain space.

You say this advertising policy is flawed.  I'm afraid that is simply not
the case, otherwise people wouldn't be doing it.  You don't have to like
it but there are clearly tens of millions of people in the world that are
quite happy to click on a link from a PPC site such as this to get to wherever
they think they want to go.  

There is also plenty of reason to get a .com.au over .com, as evidenced
by the plain fact that people are still registering them.

Jon


>-- Original Message --
>Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2006 13:58:22 +1000
>From: "Sean K. Finn" <Sean.Finn&#167;ozservers.com.au>
>To: ".au DNS Discussion List" <dns&#167;dotau.org>
>Subject: Re: [DNS] dumpstersluts.com.au
>Reply-To: ".au DNS Discussion List" <dns&#167;dotau.org>
>
>
>> Hi Sean
>> 
>> I'm not sure I understand your concern here.  The registrant is an
>> Australian
>> company, the domain name is hardly one that's likely to be in great
>demand
>> and the PPC site doesn't appear to have any porn links on it.
>> 
>> Am I missing something?
>> 
>> Jon
> 
>
>Hi Jon.
>
>Dumpstersluts.com.au is pulling content from
>searchportal.information.com , the international I refer to.
>
>The domain is only one example, however it does NOT contain either
>dumpsters, nor sluts, but instead is a domain camping page for random
>content, in this case MP3's
>
>This is a graphic (or lack of graphic) example of the fate awaiting to
>befall many other .au domains.
>
>I.e. condoned CRAP CONTENT that only serves to GUM UP the .au namespace.
>
>The advertising policy is flawed, and needs to be reversed.
>
>It means that .com.au will contain as much crap as .com,. and will be in
>and of itself worth less than when the rules weren't in place.
>
>Now there is no reason to get a .com.au over .com , as long term .com
>domains will hold as much trust as .au
>
>.au was fine for the last couple of years, why, o why, did Auda crumble
>to the pressure to change something that was working?
>
>-Sean.
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