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Discussion in 'Domain News' started by snoopy, Jul 15, 2018.

  1. snoopy

    snoopy Membership: VIP

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    I'm please to welcome to auDA 950+ new members

    Amiel Vincent Cañas
    Annalyn Charmy Edaño
    Aproniano II Obenza
    Au Yong Tien Chee

    (AUDA may want to update their system to accept Chinese & Indonesian characters so they can write all names properly!)

    .........My eyes got tired after "A" s I skipped to the end,

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    (only prior members from that looks to be Yi Tong and Yexa Pty Ltd)

    https://www.auda.org.au/about-auda/membership/membership-list/
     
  2. Scott.L

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    We should all give Cameron Boardman and the auDA Board a very BIG round of applause.
    Look what they can do, I'm sure Senator Mitch Fifield and Richard Bullock are also very impressed with their achievement.

    A very exciting time for the Domain Registration Market including the 'Domainer' aye!
     
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  3. Scott.L

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    Hey Cameron, are you sure some of those new members are not from your old days at HKETO
     
  4. Jimboot

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    This is just so wrong, they did not pay for their memberships nor were they interviewed like others had to be just last week.
     
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  5. Jimboot

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    Some of these names have zero presence online. How can they be in anyway "eligible for demand class membership"? Ceasar Jr. Dorog
     
  6. Jimboot

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    20 members with ñ in their surnames
     
  7. Bacon Farmer

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    Senator Fifield, how many members of auDA are Australian?
     
  8. Scott.L

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    In my opinion, the definition “Australian Internet Community” within the auDA Constitution is very relevant to the Boards decision about who is eligible to qualify as a member of auDA

    PREAMBLE

    Taking the view that the Internet Domain Name System is a public asset, and that the .au ccTLD is under the sovereign control of the Commonwealth of Australia, auDA will administer the .au ccTLD for the benefit of the Australian community.


    "Australian Internet Community" means those users and suppliers of services via the Internet who are based in Australia;

    ..based in Australia i.e. Resident.


    Why would any foreign person be eligible to have a say in an industry that they cannot partake in?

    · GAC Principle 9.1.8

    all .au registrations require the registrant to be resident in Australia.
     
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  9. Bacon Farmer

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    In a few months the majority foreign members of auDA will get to vote on their preferred auDA membership model.

    All thanks to the CEO of auDA and the morally bankrupt auDA board.

    And let's not forget the complicit lack of action by the Department of Communications and Senator Fifield.
     
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  11. snoopy

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    Yes, organised by Cameron Boardman and endorsed by the board,

    I think Cameron should produce,

    -The letter sent to registrars to encourage these "free for all memberships"
    -The temporary rules on vetting memberships that were used to push though these memberships.

    auDA is thumbing its nose at the government review,

    These people,
    • Aren't Australian
    • Aren't underrepresented stakeholders
     
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  12. Bacon Farmer

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    Here's the list of people who sold auDA out to foreign intervention and influence:

    The auDA board:

    Chris Leptos AM
    Erhan Karabardak
    Tim Connell
    James Deck
    Suzanne Ewart
    Sandra Hook
    Joe Manariti
    Grant Wiltshire
    Holly Raiche
    Damian Smith
    Nigel Phair

    And the intellectually bankrupt Australian registrars who quite possibly paid for their foreign employees to join (possibly without their knowledge):

    Ventra IP,
    Arq Group,
    Dreamscape Networks
    and

    Let's not forget the registry:

    Afilias (do you have a conflict of interest much)
     
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  13. snoopy

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    I doubt Tim would be part of that, have no confidence in any of the others though.
     
  14. snoopy

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    Let's also not forget how pleased Cameron Boardman was about these new members,

    “This is a very positive move for the .au domain space and will further strengthen the operations of auDA by broadening the membership base.”

    https://www.auda.org.au/news/new-auda-members/
     
  15. Bacon Farmer

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    Yeah no.
    The entire board approved the new members. Nobody abstained or voted against them.

    It's the sort of issue you resign on the spot over to draw attention to it and to say I don't agree with the decision.... and yet that didn't happen.
     
  16. Scott.L

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    ...and this quote:

    • Find the word "stakeholder" in the constitution. Whoops, cat out of bag moment Cameron.
    we all know who those 'stakeholders' are, aye ;)
     
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    To be fair, we haven't seen the minutes of that meeting to Judge.
     
  18. snoopy

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    I'm particularly keen to meet this new member, they sound like my kind of member, (I thought Mr Rick Schwartz was the comainking? Seems Angieneth Comaingking has stolen his crown).
    Screen Shot 2018-07-15 at 7.16.30 pm.png

    I can talk .com with them at the next auDA meetup.

    Also this one. XINYI

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    They only have one name (and all capitals), is this like Prince joining?
     
  19. Bacon Farmer

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    So we just need a journo to contact some of these new members to chat about how they came to be members.

    Anybody know a "journalist" who also has the auDA member email list and is willing to ask the hard questions regardless of being a paid PR agent?
     
  20. snoopy

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    Looks like a couple of hundred Russian names also,

    Aleksandr Chizhov Demand
    Aleksandr Khoroshyi Demand
    Aleksandr Komar Demand
    Aleksandr Martynenko Demand
    Aleksandr Shvets Demand
    Aleksandr Tkachuk Demand
    Aleksandr Zagoruiko Demand

    I'd say it is mostly Chinese, Russian and Indonesian names.
     
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