Sahil Gupta, CEO of Spase Inc, has been found guilty of attempting to steal a valuable domain name from its current owner, who has owned it for over 14 years.Read more
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
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”.
The premium generic domain name Link.com.au is dropping due to, what looks like, someone making an anonymous complaint against it and TPP Wholesale or auDA accepting that complaint.Read more
auDA’s new complaint manager literally sits upon a golden throne and has decided to delete Wallpapers.com.auRead more
Here’s another example of a massive corporation attempting to hijack a domain name through the auDRP Process, only to waste their money and cement NO CHANCE of them ever owning the domain name again, take a look at this…Read more
Another week goes by, and here’s another example of a jealous company-manager who is living in the stone-ages. I’m speaking in terms of his thought process on why he should own a domain name above and beyond an existing owner who managed to secure the domain name first…Read more
I wouldn’t be surprised if the complaints team at auDA and the tech support team over at Synergy Wholesale areRead more