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auDA SGM 2018 - Grumpier.com.au

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by joshrowe, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. snoopy

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    Yes, these directors (and all the others who voted in those "members") have robbed real members of the chance to vote on the constitutional reforms. The have stacked the the vote with 75% of the member count (i.e. adding 950+ members to a membership base of around 300) so that so that genuine member votes will count for absolutely nothing at the AGM.

    This is the last chance to send a clear message regarding Boardman & Leptos and the others who have supported them. They've stolen all demand members voting rights via branch stacking!

    https://grumpier.com.au/wp-content/...-Proxy-Form-Vote-FOR-REMOVAL-OF-DIRECTORS.pdf
     
  2. Scott.L

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    it actually makes no difference if they get sacked now or latter [on their own terms] it should be made clear to everyone that this type of behavior should not be tolerated; its borderline corporate conspiracy to take over an entire market for the benefit of a few. The .au Market is flat and in decline for a reason, IMHO it was part of the plan, and when given an opportunity to buy up all you can through these engineered conditions then you know your shareholders will be pleased, especially if your the biggest one.
     
  3. DomainNames

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    I asked during the CMWG meeting the auDA CEO Cameron Boardman * Chair of the auDA CMWG which is looking at membership issues and models) to provide a copy of his and Chris Leptos's communications with the selected Zupply parties they invited to join ( The stacking program they undertook).

    We at the CMWG have been provided nothing.

    What are you hiding current auDA Management and Board? Your Blatant rigging and stacking of the auDA membership..

     
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  4. trellian

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    Proxy form has these:
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    Voting on Business of the General Meeting FOR AGAINST ABSTAIN

    Item 2 – Removal of director – Suzanne Ewart
    Item 3 – Removal of director – Sandra Hook
    Item 4 – Removal of director – Chris Leptos
    It is acknowledged that the Chairperson intends to vote undirected proxies AGAINST each resolution
    "

    Anyone know what Item 1 is supposed to be, as that is not listed and it started with Item 2??

    Just curious as does not seem to add up?
     
  5. snoopy

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    Possibly a long winded speech about what a good job they are doing (like at the last SGM) or a presentation by the CMWG.
     
  6. Bacon Farmer

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    As if Cam will let anybody else get a word in for the first 45 minutes.
     
  7. joshrowe

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    Agenda item 1 is:

    Source: https://grumpier.com.au/wp-content/...-Proxy-Form-Vote-FOR-REMOVAL-OF-DIRECTORS.pdf

    The auDA board specifically ruled out "Any Other Business" as an agenda item. So much for listening to members!
    Source: https://www.auda.org.au/assets/Board/2018/auda-board-meeting-minutes-23052018.pdf

    Here's what Cameron Boardman presented to auDA members at the July 2017 SGM:
    https://www.auda.org.au/assets/pdf/SGM/auDA-SGM-presentation-website.pdf
     
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  8. DomainNames

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    The strange thing is the CMWG is NOT the "CONSTITUTIONAL" working Group. If they can't get this right with massive amounts being spent on PR writing what hope do they have.

    More auDA PR spam today trying to mute people who know the facts... The usual dirty smear campaign from current auDA management.

    Now the CEO and Chair have directly stacked 900 Supply staff into demand class as new members most of which are FOREIGNERS based overseas in call centres they will claim the other 300 real auDA members are the minority and don't need to be listened to..

    VOTE YES SACK THEM AND GET IN REAL MANAGEMENT NOT FAT CATS LOOKING FOR A PAY RISE AND BONUSES FOR THEMSELVES!

    https://www.goldsteinreport.com/article.php?article=26272
     
  9. DomainNames

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    Todays press release using auDA Funds by Chris Leptos to save his own role and $$$ is shameful.

    auDA Current management and board are riping off every Registrar, Resellers and .au domain name Consumer.

    Lets have an Expression Of Interest and see who comes up with a better .au namespace management model. Why not go to market just like auDA did with the wholesale tender?


    It highlights why they will spend a fortune to discredit those who speak out and those who know the real facts.

    Chris Leptos please post the letters here you and the auDA CEO sent out to stack the Supply Class foreign staff into demand class memberships and voting rights.

    How will the $12 million marketing slush fund be used exactly?

    Why did you and the Board vote for Independent Directors to be paid $170,000 + expenses when the CIRA directors get $10,000? Vote to pay yourselves more? yeah right.

    https://www.dntrade.com.au/threads/...-off-registrars-resellers-au-consumers.11967/


    How much are you being paid Chris Leptos? The CIRA Chair only is paid $20,000!

    How much is the auDA CEO Cameron Boardman paid and what is his performance bonus $$$$?
    https://www.righttoknow.org.au/request/au_domain_administration_ltd_aud#outgoing-4446

    Some CIRA Directors even donate their compensation to charity !


    Delusional..

    https://cira.ca/board-compensation
    CIRA director compensation schedule -

    Chair
    Annual Retainer: $20,000
    Fee per meeting (Board/Committee): $700/$300

    Vice-chair/committee chairs/corporate secretary
    Annual Retainer: $12,000***
    Fee per meeting (Board/Committee): $700/$300

    Director
    Annual Retainer: $10,000
    Fee per meeting (Board/Committee): $700/$300

    ***In the event that a board member is the chair of two or more committees or holds the position of vice-chair or corporate secretary and also is the chair of one or more committees then the annual retainer will be $14,000. There is no additional retainer for the chair in the event that the chair also is the chair of one or more committees.
     
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  10. DomainNames

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    Has the auDA CEO Cameron Boardman spent over $1.5 million on "consultants" again 2017/18 Financial year using auDA funds?
    1. Who are the Consultants exactly... not their company name but the people?
    2. How much was each paid?
    3. Are any of them in any way associated to auDA Staff or the Board?
    4. How many are related to the Victoria Liberal Party?
    5. How much was spent on "Consultants" for the Timor Leste .TL namespace against the auDA Constitution and role of auDA? This spending alone is grounds for dismissal of the CEO and Board who signed off on the .TL namespace expenses.
     
  11. Scott.L

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    Why are the Annual General Minutes not available? [never published]
    https://www.auda.org.au/about-auda/our-org/agm/2017/
     
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    Finally some Supply people are speaking up about the facts and truth. The other sheep who are trusting current management and board and supporting them they will be paid off with the new marketing slush fund will be shocked when that gets exposed in the media, ACCC and ASIC a bit more soon...

    How much has auDA spent on bug sweeping since 2016? What are they trying to hide?

    Has the auDA CEO Cameron Boardman recently offered any vocal people an incentive to shut up or money to buy their com.au domain name using auDA Funds?

    Why does auDA want to start buying .com.au names Cameron Boardman? Are .ltd names not good enough?


    Why doesnt auDA Cameron Boardman want minutes taken at the CMWG or for them to be made available to members, government or stakeholders while he has been running it as the chair?



    https://twitter.com/AdrianKinderis/status/1019131003300765701

    " Adrian Kinderis‏ @AdrianKinderis
    "I know that Mr Boardman has a deep respect for the multi-stakeholder model, indeed he says it is the foundation on which auDA is constituted". Are you fucking kidding me? The @ceo_auda wouldn't know the "multi-stakeholder if it stood up in his porridge! #goodbye @goodriddance "
     
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  14. ttfan

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    It would have been removal of Boardman, but the Board decided we could not vote him out.
     
  15. ttfan

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    Just a question about the proxy forms guys... I've filled out the proxy form, using the prefilled form from Grumpier (which was very useful and saved time). Should this only be sent to companysecretary@auda.org.au? Or should this also be sent to Jim Stuart, who's the nominated proxy?
    I ask because Emails can get lost, and the proxy having their own copy would probably be useful.
     
  16. snoopy

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    Boardman is in the wrong job (he probably know it aswell) he uses “multistakeholder” as a buzzword and then plows along with what he thinks is a good idea.
     
  17. snoopy

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    Definitely contact Josh or Jim, ask them what to do. They may submit for you. Don’t trust auDA to count.
     
  18. Jimboot

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    if you can cc jim@jimstewart.net that would be awesome. We'd like to keep our own score card :)
     
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  19. Scott.L

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    Here's Something very interesting;
    Just reading through the auDA minutes during ad breaks whilst watching the Matrix on TV [as you do]

    auDA Board Minutes - 13 October 2003

    This Lawyer James Guy tried to stack the membership by offering to pay the membership fee in return for a proxy vote in his favour.
    The board formed the view that Mr Guy may have been guilty of conduct detrimental to the interests of auDA and to the objects of auDA.

    Sound familiar? At the 2003 AGM the Board booted him from the Membership.

    interesting...
     
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