[DNS] How the drop lists work

[DNS] How the drop lists work

From: Doug Robb <doug§clarity.com.au>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 09:28:43 +0800
Thanks yes I can see if you guys are getting that many instantly and someone
else is getting the rest by the looks of it the drop list is a bit of a
waste of time for the average Joe looking through the list. Makes me wonder
why auDA bother producing the list in the first place (apart from
facilitating the couple of businesses that jump on them) or alternatively
why doesn't auDA just run their own auction in the first place? The joys of
quasi regulation....

On another note good on you for commercialising the domain market there is
an obvious demand for such a service,


-----Original Message-----
From: dns-bounces+doug=clarity.com.au&#167;dotau.org
[mailto:dns-bounces+doug=clarity.com.au&#167;dotau.org] On Behalf Of Larry Bloch
Sent: Tuesday, 28 June 2011 9:46 PM
To: .au DNS Discussion List
Subject: Re: [DNS] How the drop lists work

You need to check out the Domain Expiry auctions at


Netfleet (which my company half  owns) tends to get between 75 and 95% of
the names it tries to catch.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dns-bounces+larry.bloch=netregistry.com.au&#167;dotau.org 
> [mailto:dns-
> bounces+larry.bloch=netregistry.com.au&#167;dotau.org] On Behalf Of Doug 
> bounces+Robb
> Sent: Tuesday, 28 June 2011 6:25 PM
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> Subject: [DNS] How the drop lists work
> Hi All,
> I've been looking over the auDA drop lists and particularly the 
> domains due for deleting and for the life of me haven't see any of the 
> domains actually become available again. So is this due to people 
> snapping them up or is there something about the purge I need to know?  
> The problem as I see it is the online drop lists (domains ready for 
> deletion) only run back a day and it looks like by the time they are 
> purged at some random time in the future they are no longer listed so I'd
need to make my own copy of the drop list for each day which seems rather
> Doug
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