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auDA .au Survey - Thanks for telling members. NOT

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by Lemon, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. snoopy

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    One more shout out to Tim, Tim where are you Timmmmmmmmmmmm!

    Ask your puppet masters for permission to speak freely! Help us Tim, you are our only hope……Timmmmmm!
     
  2. DomainNames

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    I forget to mention.. did the Supply Register, Ausregistry and auDA who allowed all of the deleted registrations give a refund to the registrants? LOL... They still made a nice profit of every one did they?
     
  3. neddy

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    This just in from the latest auDA newsletter (bolding is mine):

    "Alongside this, we commissioned the same research experts involved in the qualitative interviews — after a three-way pitch — to draft a quantitative survey. Their task was to draft a survey to gather feedback, to best inform the policy drafting process (in part). In writing the survey we requested they encapsulate the feedback we have from both the first stage qualitative research, the Names Panel Policy Panel final report, The Minority Report – developed after the Names Panel Policy and expert advice from our policy team. We believe the result is a clear, easy to follow, sound result from a qualified independent research expert."
     
  4. DomainNames

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  5. DomainNames

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    EVERYONE must read this website. Lots of good info and history..Including the previous CEO saying auDA does not make any policy... board and public consultation does.
    http://www.dotau.org
     
  6. DomainNames

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  7. snoopy

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  8. neddy

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    I've just done an article on Domainer about the survey, and have linked back to this thread so that my readers can see all DNTrade responses.
     
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  9. Andrew Wright

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    David Goldstein blog post http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/05/auda-registry-accountability-transparency-questions-linger/
    Interesting perspective.

    Also...
    What's that about then?
     
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  10. Scott.L

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    Does the auDA CEO consider it appropriate to be seeming to reveal confidential information to some in the industry who, even if off the record, then widely disseminate information to their target group?

    Big insinuation.....;)
     
  11. DomainNames

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    From David's post what does this mean?
    David Goldstein blog post http://www.domainpulse.com/2017/05/05/auda-registry-accountability-transparency-questions-linger/
    * Disclaimer: the writer was an auDA Board member (2005 to 2007), served on 3 auDA Names Policy Panels (2007, 2010 and 2015), was a client of auDA for 14 years and is now a client of AusRegistry.

    How much has he been paid by auDA and Ausregistry over the years? From last year's auDA announcement they cancelled advertising on his blog ...was it appropriate to have ever advertised on it or what is the facts and financial figures around this?.Without any info online or given to members we never hear the full story, get the see the real numbers... I don't know who does?

    David does raises some valid points about transparency and accountability... and the now missing once public documents...

    Personally I was pleased to read the blog as most of the time I found the Goldstein Report seems to be just cutting and pasting other peoples domain name news from around the world or getting data feeds of it....thats ok of the goal is just a news aggregator.. I do not think that os worthy of auDA advertisng dollars if in fact they ever did pay to be on it for it etc.

     
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  12. snoopy

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    Does he have a beef after AUDA's highly inappropriate sponsorship of his blog was pulled?

    I post about AUDA here all the time, can I get AUDA sponsorship?

    Having said that he raises some good points but it sounds like he is angry about missing an interview.
     
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  13. Scott7

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    That would be gold :D ... and your tagline for the commercials ... 'au - the best course of action is to take money off the table' :eek:
     
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  14. DomainNames

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    How much did they pay for 14 years and why....?

    The auDA saga / story just gets better every day and we do not even know the half of it....certainly disclaimers say very little....

    auDA sponsoring blogs $$$ . Ned.. and DNtrade I hope you have been sending your invoices also to auDA for posting auDA news
     
  15. snoopy

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    I get the strong impression that AUDA does not like dntrade, in my view that is part of the reason why demand side directors from here go MIA whilst supply side directors fairly unconnected to the site have a history of posting about AUDA.
     
  16. snoopy

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    Lets never forget what was said in Cameron Ralph also, and the CEO's responses to each suggestion,

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  17. Lemon

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    Looks like the annual reports are back on the auda site
     
  18. snoopy

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    Removing the Annual Reports was an outrageous decision in my view because AUDA is required to make financial information available to its members, a lot worse than the decision to remove minutes. I doubt anyone outside of AUDA would have recommended they remove annual reports.

    https://www.auda.org.au/about-auda/our-org/constitution/