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The Future of AU

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by Scott.L, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. Scott.L

    Scott.L Membership: Trader

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    auDA has a New Website:

    http://thefutureofau.com.au/

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    Interesting Opening Header - .au is for Australian Internet Community

    According to whois The domain name extension is a ".com.au" and Registered by Cameron Boardman [Registrant Contact Name: CEO] and its Hosted in [​IMG] - Arizona - Phoenix - Cloudflare Inc.

    Domain name eligibility;
    Albeit, to my knowledge auDA could register a ".com.au" however, it does present some questions why? auDA has a perfectly good website to use for the promotion of AU.

    SCHEDULE C
    ELIGIBILITY AND ALLOCATION RULES FOR COM.AU

    The com.au 2LD is for commercial purposes

    .com.au
    is used for Commercial Purposes - auDA is the Not For Profit Administrator / Regulator of the industry, I didn't know the CEO could just register domain names via other registries at will [next He'll be buying them from us - is he in danger of becoming a Domainer] the website should at least link back to the main auda.org.au website and not just to the membership page. [ OBJECTS 3.1 & 3.2].

    Interested to know how everyone feels about this new development.
     
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  2. joshrowe

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  3. Scott.L

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    Was the domain name hand registered or, purchased from Erhan Karabardak? Imagine that.

    Board Minutes 23 May 2018
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    Why did Erhan disclose that he is owner / operator of Domain Junction (dnj.com.au) during discussion about this new website?

    Isn't that ODD. "Hey I like your website, you know I own and operate dnj.com.au and, I told the chair before i told you" WTF?
     
  4. snoopy

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    Hilarious. They have only bought it for "Erhan Karabadak" and no other director. Their SEM people must have pinpointed this as a "key search term".
     
  5. joshrowe

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    To buy the “auDA” keyword is $11.14 - how much is auDA ploughing into this campaign on the eve of the SGM?

    Erhan Karabardak has been on the auDA board for a long time.

    In fact he and I were both on the board at the same time.

    When the new administration is critical of the old, don’t forget that Erhan Karabardak has a foot planted in both.
     
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    .com is for the kids
     
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    Just don't tell member Rythym this. He thinks all the kids use new tlds and .com is for fuddy duddies.
     
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    By this time next week it will cost more than Mesothelioma keywords! SEM's will be scratching their heads when "auDA" suddenly pops up on top of their list.

    Members money is being wasted to protect Mr Leptos's job.
     
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    They're wasting cash on keywords "auda gaol" too.
     
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  11. Scott.L

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    unmodified broad match :)
     
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  13. Scott.L

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    Hey Jim, I'm not a web design expert but should auDA's new website have Privacy Policy, Cookies policy, Website Disclaimer, and or possibly Terms and Conditions especially when selling anything such as Membership subscription, or subscribing to an email list online?

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  14. joshrowe

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    GDPR probably applies given auDA's international promiscuity.

    https://www.oaic.gov.au/agencies-an...and-the-eu-general-data-protection-regulation
     
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    Does my small business need to comply with the Privacy Act?