As growth in domain name registrations and aftermarket purchases surge due to the effects of Covid-19, unfortunately the number of complaints to auDA seem to be rising as well. Some of these could be described as vexatious (denoting an action that is brought without sufficient grounds for winning, purely to cause annoyance to the defendant).Read more
The scammers are really going for it again. They are illegally using the business details of others to register .au domains. This can obviously cause reputational damage to innocent parties e.g. scammers can put up a fake eCommerce sites and rip off the public. Check out the story here…Read more
Some years ago, auDA audited .org.au domain names to make sure these were being used for a proper purpose i.e. as per auDA policy the org.au 2LD is for non-commercial organisations.
It appears that with no follow up audits, the growth in org.au domains has outstripped all other extensions.Read more
Last Friday, I saw a post from Afilias (on LinkedIn) which motivated me to write this article.
The topic was a short interview with Steph Viljoen from auDA. Her position is “Compliance and Analytics Manager”.
Today we have a guest post from Luke Smorgon. Apart from being a well known and successful digital entrepreneur at Transpire, Luke is a serious domain investor. He recently made a domain blooper which he has been kind enough to share as a learning experience for others.Read more
Like a lot of domain name investors, I really value most single word generics / brandables. This one is a little different – but it’s for that reason I love it!Read more
Anyone who is on the internet in any way would have been bombarded with “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” discounts, deals and opportunities. Here are some domain deals!Read more
I’m talking about the domain name blockbuster.com.au. This hit the expired auctions over the weekend, and a domain investor friend of mine and I decided to try and acquire it. We were successful.Read more
In the online world – particularly in these days of smartphones and tablets ruling the roost – a short domain name can be absolute gold. A special category of these are 3 letter domains.Read more
It’s been just over a week since the AGM, and there has been virtual radio silence. I don’t mean orRead more
On the expired auctions yesterday, the domain name RFM.com.au was purchased on the Netfleet platform for $17,050 (including GST and costs).Read more