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auDA still being sued & Slipped into the Red

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by DavidL, Dec 5, 2008.

  1. DavidL

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    Hi David,
    Interesting read, It appears that power has gone to their heads, some say what goes around, comes around. I will be waiting for the results of the law suit.

    Don
     
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    Hi James,
    Going great, better than Shayne Honey though. I am busy sorting out my domains and have started building the sites again, will be keeping about 500 domains and hope to have them all up and running by middle of next year all going well.
    Hoping for better news next year for the economy, as I have a paper loss of $300k with my shares and super, but I can rest easy knowing that I am not alone, still own everything, so can't complain. By the way check out my new toy I bought in May this year at http://www.sealegs.com I have the 7.1m model, I use it to go to Moreton Island 40klm by boat.

    Don
     
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    That water craft is crazy...great concept!!
     
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    wondered why my emails were not being returned... are you guessing he was sacked due to auDA being sued or have you got the inside news?
     
  6. JackZ

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    looks like this may have been settled...doesn't appear on the court list for tomorrow
     
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    Court documents raise serious concerns over .Au domain name regulator - auDA Ltd

    by Stewart Carter

    Documents lodged with the Supreme Court of Queensland reveal a disturbing picture of sharp practice and summary staff dismissals at Au domain name industry regulator - au Domain Administration Ltd (auDA).

    The legal action brought by Melbourne registrar - Domain Directors - stopped auDA from stripping the company of a domain name it has been using for 8 years. auDA CEO Chris Disspain ordered that Domain Directors be given just 48 hours to respond before he ordered AusRegistry to delete the name and cripple the company's web-site.
    But it was auDA's compliance officer, Shayne Honey, who was summarily dismissed in the wake of the incident.

    via http://ecommercereport.com.au/
     
  8. JackZ

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    I have heard ont he grapevine that Shayne supplied Domain Directors with an affidavit that supported their claim. That may have hurt auDA's defence. would be interesting to find out all the info
     
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    Hi Don,

    Doing great thanks, was actually looking for another job when all this happened, and had a great extended holiday over xmas, before startingt he job i had applied for before i finished.

    And yeah, i am happier where i am now. :)
     
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    Where abouts have you moved to Shayne? Is always good to move to a new job which you can enjoy more.
     
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    Hi Shayne,
    Good to see you found a job you like, I won't ask what it is. Hopefully its not in PR as I think your talents lie elsewhere. Nice to have an ex auda employee's opinion on the forum and please feel free to post. I think we would all enjoy hearing your opinion on any meaty subjects :D.

    Don