Displaying items by tag: auDA

Established .au domain holders have just four weeks to register the matching .au direct domain before they lose priority.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 10 August 2022 11:30

auDA Foundation opens 2022 grant round applications

The auDA Foundation has opened application for its 2022 grant round, committing $600,000 funding for education, research, and community-based projects that will improve how Australians access and benefit from the internet.

Published in Not For Profit

Australia’s domain administrator auDA had 170,000 .au direct names registered by the end of the June 2022 quarter and CEO Rosemary Sinclair says this growth and the registration milestone can be attributed to registrants’ trust and confidence in .au and the strong uptake of Australia’s newest namespace: .au direct.

Published in Technology Regulation

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute has launched a site that can be used to check one's website, email and Internet connection to see whether the latest and most secure standards are being used.

Published in Security

A number of sites with Australian domain names did not resolve correctly on Tuesday afternoon, giving rise to speculation that a move by auDA, the domain administrator, to offer a new .au domain was the cause.

Published in Technology Regulation

It looks like the defence industry lobby group, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, is running low on funds. Nothing else can account for the surfacing of its executive director Peter Jennings on the opinion pages of The Australian, conjuring up a fictional version of a Chinese bid to grab Taiwan.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 17 September 2021 15:09

auDA Foundation offers grants totalling $200,000

The auDA Foundation, supported by .au domain authority auDA, is offering five $40,000 competitive grants for new education or research projects that enhance the utility of the Internet in the areas of digital inclusion (with an emphasis on First Nations peoples), cyber security for small business, and Internet access for young Australians.

Published in Telecoms & NBN
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

Domain names administrator and registrar auDA has a new Licence Review Panel designed to provide an external point of escalation for complaints under the new .au licensing rules, which come into effect on 12 April 2021.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 29 January 2021 14:24

auDA adopts Mitchell as CCO

Australia's ccTLD administrator auDA has appointed Sophie Mitchell as its chief communications officer.

Published in People Moves

The au Domain Administration, the organisation that administers the Australian domain namespace, says rules for the com.au, net.au, org.au and asn.au namespaces will change on 12 April 2021 after they were approved by the auDA board at a meeting on 10 November.

Published in Strategy
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

The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute is acting to ratchet up tensions with Australia's major trading partner China and using funds it gets from the Federal Government for this purpose, more than $20 million at last count, the Australian arm of the Chinese telecommunications equipment company Huawei Technologies says in a strongly-worded blog post.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The only logical conclusion that one can draw from the latest inspired effort from the defence industry lobby group, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute — calling for ISPs to provide a clean Internet — is that the good people at this institute have been smoking some very strong stuff.

Published in Open Sauce

The au Domain Administration, the organisation that manages the Australian domain namespace, will vote on a move to give its directors a hefty pay rise at its forthcoming annual general meeting, with the total targeted figure being $580,000.

Published in Strategy

The Federal Government does not appear to be overly exercised about reports that Cameron Boardman, the former chief executive of auDA, the Australian domain name administrator, faces accusations of falsifying his academic record and then misleading an investigation into it, before he quit the organisation in July.

Published in Strategy

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