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.AU Analogies

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by findtim, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. neddy

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    No, even worse than that. A massive number of those 5000 were told it was good by registrars and therefore they should "vote yes". They weren't told why it could possibly be disadvantageous. Push polling does work - ask any politician!
     
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  2. DomainNames

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    Hi mate, how can everyone put their heads together? My concern is this will again be decided by a select few with some vested interests sadly.

    From a supply point of view it would be obvious to most supply wants to make money from the changes as their key motivation?

    We may see some more surveys on implementation etc but who will write the surveys this time?

    Will the "surveys" be sent to all existing registrants by Auda via email numerous times so every existing .com.au owner get the right to comment and understand it?


    I think we may see some more propaganda from very well financed "supply" groups to push the survey and voting the way they want to make the most money they can from it...
     
  3. DomainNames

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    I read this survey from Melbourne IT they sent out to drive the YES vote, http://www.domainer.com.au/justifying-the-end-result/

    This is the most blatant conflict of interest I have ever seen. Melbourne IT is the on the Auda board who made the decision to bring in the new .au extension and they sent this email out to drive the YES vote?

    Melbourne IT should perhaps be removed from the AUDA board immediately and banned from future boards themselves or via puppet candidates.


    Pick up your phones to Jo Lim at Auda 03 8341 4111 and bring this Melbourne IT Yes vote rigged survey to her attention people! This really seems to be a black and white conflict of interest.

    Unless you complain like Ned has you will just keep copping it.
     
  4. DomainNames

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    This looks like a very clear Auda board conflict of interest. It is becoming more obvious some on the Auda board in Supply DID engage in activity to drive the Yes vote they wanted http://www.domainer.com.au/justifying-the-end-result/

    Can you bring this to the attention of the board itself and Auda officially? I would like to read of it being brought to the attention of them on the next board meeting PUBLIC minutes and what action Auda will take against Board members who did such things of which maybe Melbourne IT was not alone?
     
  5. findtim

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    erhan you have a good portfolio, whats your clear view "wish list" of how implementation would happen?
    tim
     
  6. DomainNames

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    What Was The Game Changer?

    The publicly available Minutes basically tell you this.

    It was noted that this was by far the highest number of responses to an auDA Panel consultation process, stimulated in large part by an EDM sent to customers of a large registrar group.... AUDA BOARD MEMBER "MELBOURNE IT"
     
  7. snoopy

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    I'd say there is issues in the way AUDA in structured because on both sides of fence there is obvious biases. I don't know if there is too many people representing the general public. To get voted in people need to appeal to either registrars (supply side) or domainers (demand side).

    Is there any truth to this statement in the way AUDA is functioning?

     
  8. DomainNames

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    BUMP - A very important discussion.
     
  9. DomainNames

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    Shameful....Plenty of evidence of rigged surveys

    This will really help in what is coming shortly :)