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Does .au require a special resolution vote?

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by snoopy, Jun 22, 2017.

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Does the direct registration proposal conflict with AUDA's constitution?

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  2. No

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  1. snoopy

    snoopy Membership: VIP

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    After Ned's resolutions and looking more at the "objects" part of AUDA's constitution I doubt AUDA has power to bring in .au under the current constitution which is drafted around 2nd level registrations.

    Let's clarify what a 2nd level domain is

    Domain.com.au - 2nd Level domain

    Domain.au - Top level domain

    The constitution states in the “objects” section,

    https://www.auda.org.au/about-auda/our-org/constitution/#3.1

    The constitution states AUDA's purpose is to develop policies around 2nd level domains, not top level domains, and the introduction of top level domains would likely require changes to the constitution in my view.
     
  2. DomainNames

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    Snoopy you seem to know your stuff sometimes

    Should this be added to the Resolutions? http://www.grumpy.com.au/petition/

    Has anyone brought this officially to the attention of auDA, auDA Members, Department of Communications and the auDA Board?
     
  3. snoopy

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    Not sure on that, only just realised this a couple of days ago when reading thought the "objects" in the constitution in a bit more detail.
     
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  4. snoopy

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  5. Scott.L

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    auDA Member:
    Yes
    Welcome to HQ the new home of .au
    Feel free to browse our new constitution, and when finished, insert this microchip into your forehead.
    Thank you for your cooperation.
     
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  6. Lemon

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    That is because auDA has failed to actually make any progress. They could easily have changed the constitution and the majority would have agreed, 2 years ago. Now we have reached the point where they are scrabbling. I think they had plenty of "heads up" regarding the RTP.

    The members are more annoyed at the fact that nothing ever gets done and decisions are not made.
    It seems to me is that auDA's policy is that they ask stakeholders the question, we give our opinion and then they ignore it.

    Let's not forget the Constitution states:
    "ensuring its operations produce timely outputs which are relevant to the needs ofthe Australian Internet Community"

    We are the community. Where are the timely outputs?
     
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  7. Lemon

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    Whats a microchip?
     
  8. Scott.L

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    auDA Member:
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    Code Red, Code Red...critical thought occuring, cirtical thought occuring..."whats happening to me?" Its ok Bob, its OK, it will pass. Everything will be alright, remain calm, Your just feeling the effects of transformation into a new contitutional being. It will be all over soon...Shhhhhh, sleep now...that a boy.
     
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