Recently a member of our audience called Phil reached out to share a story of how he lost his domainRead 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”.
auDA’s new Licensing Rules have been published – with an implementation date yet to be set – and the Board has been working through the many considerations involved in introducing direct registration at the second level of .au(.)Read more
It looks like Foxtel are about to lose their domain name Binge.com.auRead more
There are currently exactly 5032 “.com.au” domain names that have the term “bank” in them. Should auDA delete them all?Read more
Finally, in the year 2020, Google have realised the importance and influence a premium domain name has for online brands.Read more
Selling domain names for profit isn’t as simple as it seems. Buying domains is easy, but to sell them youRead more
Find out how much MelbourneIT charged me for a Change Of Registrant and how many hours of my life they wasted.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