A mixed bag of results for Internet governance at CSTD 18th Session 13/05/2015
A smidge under ten years ago, the second phase of WSIS wrapped up in Tunis. Two years before that, the first phase had been held in Geneva.
Have your say: should .au be opened up for direct registration? 27/04/2015
This morning I spoke to 774 ABC Melbourne’s Red Symons about an important public consultation process that auDA is currently running.
Global Conference on Cyberspace 2015 24/04/2015
On 16 and 17 April, around 1800 participants – primarily from the government sector – but also from business, civil society, and the technical Internet community – descended on The...
.au shines (in dark green) at ICANN Singapore 02/03/2015
I recently attended ICANN’s 52nd public meeting held at the ICANN Asia Pacific regional hub, Singapore, to represent .au on behalf of the auDA Board.
Does it do what it says on the box? The .org.au audit explained 03/12/2014
The .au domain space is a trusted, respected and safe place for Australian Internet users. Part of our role at auDA is to keep it that way.
Why we DON'T "stick to our knitting": auDA's role in the Internet Governance landscape 14/11/2014
Last Friday, following three weeks of dazzling diplomacy, the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference came to a conclusion in Busan, South Korea.
The auDA Foundation's support for Internet projects promoting mental health and wellbeing 01/09/2014
People of all ages and backgrounds are turning to the Internet for information and support for mental health challenges, or to improve their general psychological wellbeing.
Women in online businesses and their ANZIA potential 21/05/2014
Last year, market research commissioned by auDA and AusRegistry showed that women are under-represented in domain name ownership – just 16% of female respondents owned a domain name, compared with...
auDA report on ICANN 49 03/04/2014
ICANN 49 may have been the first ICANN meeting held since almost 200 new gTLD strings had been delegated, but it was the NTIA’s news of the transition of IANA...
Internet Community “Call to Arms” Launches auIGF 17/10/2013
Global conflict over how the Internet should be governed is nearing a crisis point and the Internet community must come together if we are to preserve an open and stable...