Displaying items by tag: domain names

Thursday, 19 August 2021 13:03

auDA launches new .au direct domain

Domain names administrator auDA is launching a new domain - .au direct - which it says will complement the existing suite of Australian namespaces, for example com.au and org.au.

Published in Technology Regulation
Monday, 12 April 2021 11:47

New .au rules start today

.au domain administrator auDA's new .au licensing framework means there are changes to the rules governing the com.au, net.au, org.au, asn.au, edu.au, and state and territory namespaces.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Thursday, 15 October 2020 14:48

What's in a (domain) name?

A survey conducted for .au administrator auDA about Australians' attitudes towards various top-level and second-level domains yielded some interesting results.

Published in Strategy

Facebook is trying to shift the responsibility to domain name registrars to take an active policing role, according to a Brisbane-based intellectual property and domain name lawyer Sandy Zhang, commenting on Facebook’s lawsuit against an American name registrar Namecheap and its proxy service Whoisguard.

Published in Strategy

The board of auDA, the body that administers the Australian domain namespace, will meet on Monday to consider policies proposed to govern the distribution of direct .au registration and also when to open it up for registration, something the organisation put off in April last year.

Published in Strategy

Australia's biggest telco Telstra has prevailed in a Federal Court trademark case against an energy firm known as Belong Energy which was founded late in 2018.

Thursday, 14 March 2019 09:54

Unused Australian domains not cancelled: claim

About a quarter of a million Australian domain names which once belonged to deregistered companies or expired ABNs have not been cancelled as per the current policy of auDA, the organisation managing the .au namespace, it has been claimed.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:16

Escrow launches in Australia

Global secure payments system Escrow.com has launched in Australia with the introduction of Australian dollar capability for online escrow payments.

Published in Market

The recent turmoil at the au Domain Administration, the organisation that manages the Australian domain namespace, does not seem to have hindered the organisation in any way from increasing the remuneration that its directors receive.

Published in Strategy
Sunday, 05 November 2017 22:44

New Chair appointed to ICANN

The global body governing domain registrations, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, has appointed a new leadership team headed by newly elected chair, Cherine Chalaby.

Published in Technology Regulation

ASX-listed Web hosting and domain registrar company Melbourne IT is paying $39 million to acquire digital marketing agency WME Group and subsidiary brands Nothing But Web and Results First.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 01:48

iSelect launches top level domain name

Online comparison website iSelect has launched its Top-Level Domain (TLD) — .iselect — as it moves to claim a market position as Australia’s “first and only” life admin store.

Published in Strategy

The right to sell .web domain names has sold at auction for a record US$135 million, more than thrice the previous record for a new Top-Level Domain (TLD) — .shop which a bidder snapped up for a cool US$41 million earlier this year.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 11:44

.au direct registrations: a regrettable decision?

The news that auDA has decided to go ahead with direct registrations in the .au namespace is disappointing, but not surprising.

Published in Core Dump

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has submitted a plan to the US Government designed to lead to global ownership of key technical Internet functions associated with domain names.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 28 September 2015 13:43

Five tips for spotting domain trends to make money

Here are five expert tips for spotting a domain name trend that can earn you a tidy profit.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 21 August 2015 04:45

Why I don't want direct .au registrations

Moves are afoot to allow people and organisations to register second level domains (2LDs) in the .au space. Here's why I think it's a bad idea.

Published in Core Dump
Thursday, 20 August 2015 14:30

Recommendations for direct use of .au domain

Australians would be allowed to register domain names directly under .au if recommendations released today by the panel which sets the country’s domain policy framework are adopted.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Indian Government has thrown its support behind a new multistakeholder model of Internet governance at this week’s meeting of the not-for-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
Monday, 20 April 2015 17:54

Open second-level .au domains - cui bono?

auDA, the body responsible for the management of the .au namespace, is considering allowing second-level domain registrations such as myname.au. Who would benefit?

Published in Core Dump
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