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Lottery Model Proposed for .AU

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by snoopy, Dec 15, 2017.

  1. snoopy

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    https://www.auda.org.au/assets/Uplo...review-panel-meeting-29.11.-Final-minutes.pdf

    Can you imagine the lawsuits when realestate.com.au loses the lottery for realestate.au, news.com.au loses on news.au?
     
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  2. Lemon

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  3. snoopy

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    I can imagine the 2 letter ones getting auctioned at a later date. Doubt there is any good reason why AUDA would need to hold them back.
     
  4. DnEbook

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    Lottery / WTF
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    The only reason names are held back in any extension is ...... greed
     
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  5. Bacon Farmer

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    What a new and exciting way to piss people off.
     
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  6. Shane

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    Only a person who's never run a business of their own could propose something as preposterous as a lottery.
     
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  7. snoopy

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    It definitely would be a bad outcome businesses that are just after one particular domain matching their .com.au.
     
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  8. Shane

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    For sure. The only real winners in this situation would be net.au holders who got lucky in the lottery.
     
  9. snoopy

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    Expect the auction talk to come real soon from AUDA. "It's the only fair way"... blah blah blah.
     
  10. Lemon

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    I will certainly be ****ed off if a domain I have owned for 10+ years ends up going to a .net.au owner who has had it for 12 months on the toss of a coin.
     
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    People have been picking up .id.au's etc because of this potential situation.
     
  12. Bacon Farmer

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    This no hierarchy fallacy has got to go.
     
  13. Joel

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    Possibly the worst solution to the problem that shouldn't exist in the first place.
     
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