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AUDA PRP Consultation Paper

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by Horshack, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. Horshack

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    Or page 9 that sets out how domainers will be attacked.
     
  3. Scott.L

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    ANNEX C (F*** off)

    The DNS is an Internet Addressing system not a Web Development Dictatorship.
     
  4. snoopy

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    Shift to .com!
     
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    Most people here will keep an eye on that cut off date to be eligible for direct .au registration:- 18 April 2016 or 4 February 2018. (Interesting that these two dates are vastly apart from one another)
     
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    the PRP review is a persuasive document targeting the introduction of .au through the invitation of multimedia influence to support this implementation plan. in this regard, increased pressure to artificially push the market into hosting and web development services through policy that threatens to delete domains if not in compliance is just wrong.

    I imagine the math has been done in relation to the drop off rate of domain names (under pressure to conform) compared with the increase in hosting and web development services that the Registrars will gain from this unnatural shift in policy. But, I cant see how this will benefit auDA's bottom line. The way I read it, the best 2LD names (com.au) will become locked out of SLD allocation and so those 2LD domains are forced to develop or die whilst only junk will remain floating around in the .au SLD namespace. The only net gain is a transfer of wealth to the registrars (hosting services) and the web development / SEO sectors. The overall creates will decline in the 2LD and the junk floating in the SLD is not worth buying. The overall number of domains will dramatically decline leaving auDA broke and the Registry questioning why it signed on that dotted line.
     
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    Paid $100k for land.com.au, won't get a token for land.au.... doh!
     
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    Congratulations!.. wow!
     
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    Neither will a couple of the other possible token holders if complaints are made.

    I guess the drop companies get to go again if id.au doesn't qualify.
     
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    No I meant the new owners paid $100k and won't get a go at the new direct registration version ie land.au
     
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    Since April 2016 everyone here has been on edge & vocal.. & for good reason!.. I hope that for Australia's ccTLD's sake things get sorted quickly!
     
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    another cleverly worded doc from auda !
    over the years i have been told by names panellists that they were told this would go through an implementation strategy and then a viability process, every time i mentioned viability i was told implementation needs to be solved and then viability.
    but you read this doc and its not focused on the viability of a .au

    read between the lines, there are a lot of " if, who, when, how, or, ." but still no WHY?

    this will be a short lived money spinner leaving the industry screwed up for all concerned including future small business participants.

    the fast money is the registras hoping to leverage it into hosting and web services but most small business will go to their local bloke who will hopefully do them a fair deal as he puts the useless domain on the shelf. that will be the spike for auda, then a plateau for maybe 2 years and then a massive fall out, 5 years terms will hold off the inevitable but 1yrs will play havoc with auda, registry and registra budgets. (thus why crazyD doesn't do 1 year i suspect )

    so in @ 3-4 years we will be left with a very messy .com.au/.au space still full of confusion, and small business having to hold onto these domains. they say they aren't being forced to register but thats just BS, they will be putting them into a catch22.
    hmmmm, i don't see a problem.....do you?

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    That is why .com.au is no longer an investment grade extension and prices are likely to drop further. Even if this policy never happens the namespace is being badly damaged by official panels proposing all of this. The people in charge are politicians, lawyers, professional board sitters and academics, not business people.

    .com is the future, it will gradually get more an more used in this country because the namespace is extremely stable.
     
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    Fixing something that isn't broke and stuffing it up instead, there's a legacy the board can look forward to.
     
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    I doubt any measure of consultation will change their greedy and narrow mind, no matter how strong your argument is for the liberalization of the .au registration market.
     
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    Yes, that is why the best solution is not invest, more and more red tape and complicated/confusing policies will degrade usage.