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The rising popularity of .Com in Australia

Discussion in 'Domain News' started by snoopy, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. DnEbook

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    I once read that we all have a great idea in our lifetime, problem is that because we cannot act on them immediately we talk ourself out of the idea. To instantly secure your brand/url without delay would be a big bonus indeed.
     
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  2. snoopy

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    Yep, this is what the students, the mums, the dads want. Whilst Tim may choose to disagree more and more are going for the simplicity of .com.
     
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  3. DnEbook

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    Instant availability of .com
     
  4. findtim

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    auDA Member:
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  5. snoopy

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    I think members know this.

    But many directors do want to remove members who seek to reform AUDA, this is now the second attempt. They also wish to prevent Ned from joining the board. Nicole has a lot of trouble getting her application approved and it sounds like she still may not be able to vote.

    "Maybe the last straw was Nicole Murdoch's letter of complaint to the Minister about being disenfranchised as an auDA member."

    https://www.dntrade.com.au/threads/huge-news-regarding-auda.11634/
     
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  6. DomainNames

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    Dirty Deeds.. done dirt cheap..

    .au domain name registrants will UNITE! 2.6 million existing .au registrants for the Class Action Lawsuit
     
  7. snoopy

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    I see AUDA's new Chair is using a .com,

    https://au.linkedin.com/in/chrisleptos

    Maybe he can help the board see the real threat to the AU cctld is .com not new tlds, and the fact that .com.au needs to be expanded so everyday Australian's can easily register one.
     
  8. DomainNames

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    Everyone should get the .com.au also with their .com if they are also in the aussie market


     
  9. snoopy

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    Actually if you look at that profile all four web address are .com's, the personal one and the three business ones. AUDA needs to wake up to what is happening on the street.

    .com.au is going to be the 2nd choice for more and more people if AUDA keeps the blinkers on.
     
  10. DnEbook

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    Quite surprised at how many .coms are about when you start to look for them
     
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  11. David Goldstein

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    Why would I give you details of contracts/agreements I have had with clients over the years? Why would I engage in serious discussions when those asking the questions have no intent of serious engagement? Domain Pulse has nothing to do with auDA. Never has. Even when auDA was a client. Never will.
     
  12. DomainNames

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    Let's have some "serious engagement":

    Why do you not use DomainPulse.com.au also even as a redirect to your .com?
    Where is your active use and support for the .au namespace by using it?
    Why do you choose and only use the .com?

    This highlights some points Snoopy has made about .com and .com.au usage you yourself seem to be a prime example of.
     
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  13. David Goldstein

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    Domain Pulse is not aimed at an Australian audience.
     
  14. snoopy

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  15. DnEbook

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    Well I'm convinced, where do I get one of these fancy .com's
     
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  16. DnEbook

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    Do you need an Abn or some other silly requirement to get a .com ?
     
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  17. DnEbook

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    Is the .com extension recognised all over the world?
     
  18. snoopy

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    It is like mastercard, recognised everywhere.
     
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  19. DnEbook

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    Wow that sounds very beneficial
     
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