By AFILIAS | 13 JUNE 2018
This blog addresses the technical portion of the .au Registry Transformation Project. We discuss the rehearsals being conducted prior to the transition on 30 June 2018. Continue reading “Afilias rehearsing the 30 June transition”
By LAURIE PATTON | 6 June 2018
As I’ve previously written, auDA – the company managing Australia’s Internet domain names – is under attack from a group of dissident members known as the Grumpies.
Meanwhile auDA is undertaking a review process in order to meet a demand for reform after a report by the Department of Communications and the Arts found the organisation no longer fit-for-purpose.
Continue reading “Grumpy – The questions auDA dissidents won’t answer”
By LAURIE PATTON | 1 June 2018
As we approach the auDA Special General Meeting to be held on 27 July 2018 I decided to throw a few pertinent questions at CEO Cameron Boardman. As I’ve previously written, I simply can’t see how any further public displays of disunity are helping the situation, but it is also important that we decide the future of the organisation based on facts. Continue reading “Facts and fiction: More on the auDA situation”
By LAURIE PATTON | 17 May 2018
With three months to develop new processes to redress historical weaknesses the company managing Australia’s Internet domain names has created a broad-based consultative group to guide the process.
This week saw the first meeting of what .au Domain Administration Limited, commonly known as auDA, calls its Consultation Model Working Group. auDA is the organisation charged with overseeing the Internet domain name space in Australia. If you have a website you’ll have dealt with one of the numerous companies that sell domain names to the public. They all operate under the authority and supervision of auDA.
Continue reading “Consultation group to help reshape Internet domain names management”
By LAURIE PATTON | 10 May 2018
Turmoil within Australia’s internet domain administration could lead to it being handed back to the government. From my experience dealing with domain name owners and users in my former role as executive director of Internet Australia, I doubt it is in anyone’s best interests for this to occur.
Continue reading “auDA given ultimatum to sort out Internal affairs”
By AFILIAS | 29 April 2018
In today’s post, we describe how Afilias plans to employ abuse protection to keep spammers and other criminals out of .au. Continue reading “Security a top issue for Afilias”